On Law Firm ILN-telligence, host Lindsay Griffiths interviews International Lawyers Network member firm lawyers to discuss the challenges of running a law firm and practice in today's marketplace, the opportunities that lie ahead, and everything in between.
Episode 58: Taras Utiralov | PETERKA & PARTNERS Ukraine
Taras Utiralov is the Director of the Ukrainian office for PETERKA & PARTNERS, a Central and Eastern European Law Firm and a member of the International Lawyers Network. In this very special episode, Taras and Lindsay discuss what it's like to work during a war, leading an office that never missed a day of work, the very real "war/life balance" and what the future looks like. Please do not miss this episode!
Episode 57: Vanessa Pantelakis | WOLPERT RECHTSANWÄLTE PartG mbB
Vanessa Pantelakis is a partner at WOLPERT RECHTSANWÄLTE PartG mbB a part of the ILN's German Group. In this episode, Lindsay and Vanessa chat about the mental health crisis that the pandemic has created for women and young girls, and how it has further revealed issues in the legal profession, but how remote working has also helped to create a greater work/life balance in many ways and given lawyers the ability to create better relationships with their clients. Tune in today!
Episode 56: Anthony Shatz | Fladgate LLP
Anthony Shatz is a corporate partner at Fladgate LLP, the ILN's member firm for England. In this episode, Lindsay and Anthony discuss the energy crisis and war in Ukraine and its impact on businesses and the legal industry in Europe, what makes a corporate lawyer curious, and Anthony's passion for triathlon.
Episode 55: Brendah Mpanga | BNM Advocates
Brendah Mpanga is the founding partner of BNM Advocates in Kampala, Uganda, which is also one of the ILN member firms. In this episode, Brendah and Lindsay discuss the deep gender inequalities that African women are facing, as laid bare by the pandemic, the steps that the government and powerful women leaders have taken to rectify those inequalities, and how Brendah, as a leader herself, of a primarily female firm, has navigated some challenging times. This is a not-to-be-missed episode!
Episode 54: Rafael Salaberren Dupont | SyLS
Rafael Salaberren Dupont is a founding partner of SyLS in Buenos Aires, Argentina, which is also a member firm of the ILN. In this episode, Lindsay and Rafael discuss the transition between starting a firm and its succession, the true role of a lawyer and their client, and the difference between Latin American law firms and law firms in other regions.
Episode 53: Karel Janssens | & De Bandt
Karel Janssens is a partner at & De Bandt in Brussels, Belgium, which is one of the ILN's newest member firms. In this episode, Lindsay and Karel discuss his passion for IP & IT law, its opportunities and challenges, and the case that has stuck with him.