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Welcome Drinks Reception: 30 September 2019
Conference: 1 & 2 October 2019

Conrad Dublin,
Dublin, Ireland

GC Engage Europe

"We are all trying to solve the same problems."

The Pan-European gathering of leading General Counsel covering the hottest topics, with world renowned speakers and offering our senior audience unparalleled networking opportunities in unique and interactive formats

Registration is now open!


This event is designed for general counsels, chief legal officers and country heads of legal. To request your complimentary invitation, please book now


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Why should GCs attend?


  • No hard sell from vendors
  • Limited suppliers which are handpicked based on their capabilities
  • Extensive peer to peer engagement
  • Gain critical business insight through knowledge sharing between peers
  • Benefit from a fully qualified audience which is invite only
  • A genuine enterprise level, general counsel audience
  • Chatham house, closed door environment
  • Relaxed and highly focused
  • Bespoke agenda which is personalised to your needs

Unique round-table interactive format

KEY BENEFITS
  • Collaborating with high level peers to share your own expertise in an intimate private environment
  • Learning alongside peers who share similar challenges and issues
  • Networking with up to 70 senior industry decision makers on an invitation only basis
THE CONCEPT

We will bring together up to 70 senior GCs from across Europe per event to attend a mixture of plenary sessions and interactive round-table discussion groups. 

The key element is that the GCs qualify themselves into the round-table discussions which are most relevant to them. This format maximises interaction and allows intimate networking and knowledge sharing with all the attendees.

HOW WILL THEY WORK?
  • Each table features a different discussion topic and is moderated by 2 hosts
  • Each group visits every topic table for a 40-minute discussion
  • Following the group discussion, each group moves to the next topic table
  • Keynote presentations and panel discussions anchor the event

Discussion Themes in 2019

Define Value? GCs Have More Choice Than Ever Before.

There has never been more choice in how legal services are procured, and with starting salaries for new lawyers in some firms pushing $180,000 and $340,000 for associates, the 'value' debate has never been more relevant. We will discuss how the most proactive GCs are adding tangible commercial value to their business. Also does private practice really understand what the GC definition of value is, or are corporations not communicating their requirements clearly enough?

Anti-Bribery & Corruption

An opportunity to dissect the core ABC challenges around fraud, sanctioned corruption, whistle blowing, 3rd party risk, and how technology and predictive analytics can be used to spot trends quickly to deliver a robust compliance programme.

Crisis Management: From Chaos to Clarity

We will examine the role the GC plays in preparing for, mitigating against and dealing with the inevitable crisis.

Culture Change

The industry is under the microscope with #MeToo, sexual harassment, equal pay and gender pay gap controversies. We will discuss the impact from an in house perspective and what you can do in your role. 

Legal Technology & Innovation

Are the resources really available to deliver a successful and seamless implementation of technology? What can go wrong, why is it not the magic bullet?

The GC is the Most Powerful Person in the Organisation

We all accept that the role of the GC has changed and continues to evolve. The great GC has a deep knowledge of the law coupled with extensive business awareness - join discussions that understand this evolving role and learn why the next crop of CEOs should be from the GC ranks.

In depth interactive workshops in 2019