Leadership Panel Session: Workforce for The Future: Building an Engaged and Agile Legal Department
Date & Time
Tuesday, May 5, 2020, 3:05 PM - 3:45 PM
Nicholas Sedgwick Michelle Thomsen Paul Garth

Building a successful and efficient legal department remains a high priority for many general counsel, and critical to overcoming this challenge is often down to culture established within that legal team. An important aspect that must be considered is the finding and recruiting the right lawyers but what specific skills should be prioritised? Additionally, once hired how do you create a high level of engagement within your legal team? An agile legal department can be created established in a number of ways but which specific tools and strategies can help achieve this?


  • Nicholas Sedgwick, General Counsel - Thales Australia
  • Michelle Thomsen, General Counsel - QIC
  • Paul Garth, Account Manager - Pinsent Masons