Attracting & Developing Top Legal Talent
Date & Time
Thursday, September 5, 2019, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Jeannine Naude Viljoen Christopher Akiwumi Devon De Sousa Maha Deeb
Recruiting across Africa can be particularly challenging, whether it is the variety of languages at play or trying to recruit while increasing your BEE efforts. However, the largest concern for many leaders within legal departments is how to attract the right talent but also develop that talent into a future leader. As the role of lawyer has changed in recent years, lawyers are now not only expected to be great lawyers but also possess commercial acumen. With a limited number of candidates with both set of skills, how do you overcome this? Join our panel of experts as they offer solutions and explore the current challenges in attracting and developing current talent.
Moderator: Krishnan Nair, Deputy News Editor - LegalWeek
  • Jeannine Naudé Viljoen, General Counsel - TransUnion Africa
  • Christopher Akiwumi, Director, Government & Regulatory Affairs MEA - Microsoft
  • Devon De Sousa, Head of HR & Group General Counsel - Toys R Us & Babies R Us South Africa
  • Maha Deeb, Partner - Legal Locum Network