Sarah Holford – Scania UK

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Shortly after completing the Legal Practice Course, Sarah Holford was looking for somewhere to kick-start her career. An opportunity presented itself at Games Workshop, the British manufacturer of miniature war games, with space-themed Warhammer 40,000 among its best-known products.

Chris Thomas – Brewin Dolphin

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‘I do employment law because I love personalities and people, whether they are friend or foe. You can learn from that.’ So speaks Chris Thomas, senior legal director at Brewin Dolphin, who was recognised as an in-house Rising Star at the Legal Business Awards 2021.

Stephanie Dominy – Snyk

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‘There is a creative and artistic side to me but also a very pragmatic and logical one. While I left that creative side behind, sometimes it still wants to get out.’ From speaking to Stephanie Dominy, general counsel of the hyper-complicated, open-source software security start-up Snyk, both her logical and creative credentials are in no …

Ahmed Badr – GoCardless

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Ahmed Badr did not want to be a lawyer. A self-professed ‘huge geek’ at school, he was never happier than when sat a computer doing some programming or web design. ‘You would never find me playing football,’ he reflects.

Anthony Kenny – GSK

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The In-House Lawyer (IHL): Can you describe your career path so far and tell us a little bit about your current role at GSK?

Philip Price – TP ICAP

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The In-House Lawyer (IHL): Describe your career before your current role with TP ICAP and the company today.

Lindsay Beardsell – Tate & Lyle

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Lindsay Beardsell is never one to rest on her laurels. She trained and qualified at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer but, as is the case for so many established general counsel, private practice failed to satisfy the need to be closer to a business.

Julian Homerstone – Virgin Atlantic

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The transatlantic airline’s GC talks to The In-House Lawyer about what it takes to advise one of the world’s most high-profile carriers amid a global pandemic.

Dan Webster – Harrods

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The retail group GC talks to The In-House Lawyer about what it takes to advise one of the world’s most recognised department stores.