Legal operations

Building the rocketship as you fly it: Saman Harris, VP Legal, Checkout

12 October 2021
Saman Harris

Saman Harris went from Senior Legal Counsel at GoCardless to VP Legal at Checkout.com, Europe's largest unicorn. How has he found the journey, and how have his responsibilities changed? Read More

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Post-IPO: legal’s changing responsibilities

05 October 2021
Ioana Vieru

Your company's gone public - what's next? UiPath's Global Corporate VP, Ioana Vieru, details changes in her role and challenges ahead for the legal team as UiPath began life as a public company. Read More

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Mitigating risk at a fintech with Naaika Himidi, GC, Pleo

14 September 2021
Naaika Himidi

Managing risk is a key part of the job for leadership at a fintech. In her first GC role, how does Naaika Himidi approach risk mitigation at Pleo? Read More

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Joining Planhat as lawyer #1: Eva Mobacker, VP Legal

31 August 2021
Eva Mobacker

Eva Mobacker recently joined Planhat as VP Legal - the company’s first legal hire. She discusses planning, priorities, and having to run uphill from day one as sole counsel, in our latest interview. Read More

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Analysis: why are lawyers buried in low-value work?

26 August 2021
David Wang

Our 2021 Tech GC report revealed that 69 per cent of in-house lawyers still feel buried under low-value work. Wilson Sonsini's Chief Innovation Officer, David Wang, explores why.  Read More

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2021 Tech GC report will reveal legal's biggest challenges - launching soon

13 August 2021
Richard Mabey

Every year we survey in-house lawyers at fast-growth companies for the Tech GC report. As we prepare the 2021 edition for launch, here's a sneak peek at some of our most interesting findings. Read More

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How legal should collaborate with the product team

04 August 2021
Philipp Kaufold

When legal works at a scaleup where the product is the business - how can they collaborate with and enable the product team to work as efficiently as possible? Read More

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Automating the big fat middle: legal at MessageBird

14 July 2021
Damian Bethke

When your company’s scaling as fast as MessageBird, how do you handle priorities, people, and processes to make legal more efficient? We decided to ask MessageBird's general counsel, Damian Bethke. Read More

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The scaleup GC: balancing fundraising with the day job

05 July 2021
Xavier Langlois

Navigating a Series C, managing the legal function, and dealing with the day job ... it's enough to make anyone's head explode. How did Beamery's GC handle the workload in his first three months? Read More

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