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Leigh Dance has written, published and spoken extensively on many aspects of global legal services, at major global conferences and in business and legal industry publications worldwide, including The Wall Street Journal.  Click here for our extensive archive of past (we believe still insightful!) published articles.

Dance is author of Bright Ideas:  Insights from Legal Luminaries Worldwide, published by Mill City Press and available on Amazon.  Bright Ideas is a compilation of 23 original essays by leaders and influencers around the world.

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Nov 22-23: Global legal & compliance leaders in London

Looking forward to energetic and thought-provoking exchanges in London, Nov 22-23.  It’s all about how global in-house legal, compliance and regulatory leaders face off risks and capture opportunities. At our exclusive Global Counsel Leaders Circle, members will join us from multiple industries and countries, along with regional guests and subject matter experts. Our host is global law firm Bird & Bird, lending their space and talented partners to share their expertise.  Our topics were selected by members, all related to being ahead of the game; a  visionary legal/compliance leader.  The off-the-record discussion emphasizes sharing of unique insights from high-quality leaders, as well as practical tips.  Sessions include:

  • Lead change and welcome disruption: a sought-after legal leader competence
  • Invest in your function’s future: demonstrate Legal’s contribution to the business
  • Complex global projects & transactions in the digital age: how to up your game
  • New regulation 2018: What’s coming that could hit your financial forecasts?

Open to select in-house legal & compliance leaders only, it’s sure to be one of our best Leaders Circles ever.  To request an invitation and round up with our dynamic Circle, contact Contact Leigh Dance, Executive Director, at ELDance@GCLeadersCircle.org or events@GCLeadersCircle.org. As of now, participating leaders for Nov 22-23 have been accepted from companies including Acteon Group, Ansaldo, Blanc & Fischer, Coca-Cola, DXC Technology, Hanesbrands, KPMG UK, Liberty Global, MBDA Group, NetApp, Oracle, Pentland Brands, Service Source, Swiss Re, Tenneco, Unicredit, Volvo Financial Services, and more.