I would describe myself as an “attorney-entrepreneur-mompreneur-divapreneur” who is passionate about excellence in all forms.
I have worked as an in-house counsel for the last 3 years and as an in-house counsel for a multi-national business, I have had the opportunity to work across borders and across time zones. My reach is largely in Africa and this has allowed me to travel and develop myself into a global attorney and I am still very passionate about the excellence in my service. I see the business as my client and strive to be an excellent business partner, not just a lawyer!
The Competition Tribunal has released extensive reasons for dismissing the abuse of dominance claim brought by Canada’s Commissioner of Competition against the Vancouver Airport Authority. What were the noteworthy points you need to know?
Confidentiality Agreement (Employment)
This precedent is an example of a Confidentiality Agreement between an employer and an employee. It includes provisions such as Definition of Confidential Information, Employee Acknowledgement, Non-Disclosure of Confidential Information During Employment and Return of Confidential Information Upon Termination.
In-House Team Signature Profile
This practice note outlines the value of a good in-house team and the importance of communicating that value to colleagues. Included are examples of ways in which to communicate the value of an in-house team to colleagues.
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We lawyers are often criticized for being too parochial. This is certainly not an appealing attribute for legal advisers who work internationally. We need to be unprejudiced and open-minded. Acting as in-house or external counsel for an international company is a fascinating experience. It requires refined preparation and sensitivity to successfully perform as a trusted adviser in a global business and legal environment.
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