Corporate lawyer Chantelle Zemba never saw herself working in-house. Now, as general counsel of Deliveroo, one of the largest UK-based food delivery groups, she tells In-House Perspective why she relishes being at the very core of the business.
A new initiative for the legal sector, Lawyers for Net Zero, was launched in July and aims to support in-house counsel in delivering climate action in their organisation. In-House Perspective examines what in-house lawyers could and should be doing in this area.
Group litigation is on the rise, spurred on by the global nature of business and the introduction in some jurisdictions of legislation friendly to, for example, class action lawsuits. In-House Perspective considers what’s driving the trend and its implications for corporate risk, and, by extension, for in-house counsel.
Companies’ approach to diversity has begun to expand to include cognitive diversity, which looks to bring together a range of lived experience in a workplace team. In-House Perspective investigates how doing so can ensure multiple perspectives are heard.