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Olivia Perks

Olivia Perks

General Counsel, The University of Sydney

Panel | General Counsel Strategic Outlook 

In the dynamic landscape of legal affairs, the role of General Counsel (GC) has evolved into a multifaceted position that demands strategic foresight and strong leadership. This panel session aims to delve into the evolving nature of the GC role, exploring the speakers’ leadership journeys, the current outlook, and the diverse skill sets required to excel in in-house legal teams. Through insightful discussions and shared experiences, panellists will offer perspectives on navigating the complexities of legal environments, fostering effective leadership strategies, and cultivating teams to drive innovation and success in the realm of corporate legal counsel. Join us as we explore the future of GC leadership and the path forward in shaping the in-house legal function.