In this episode of Lessons I Learned in Law Scott Brown speaks to Alex Wilson, EMEA Legal Director at CBRE. Alex trained at Osborne Clarke in Bristol, before working at Carey Olsen in Guernsey and Foot Anstey in London. She also worked as an in-house lawyer at News UK. She is also the Solicitors with Disabilities representative on The Law Society Council.
Alex shares some of the lessons she learned in law including:
· Focus on a life-work balance, not a work-life balance; life very much coming first!
· Networking isn’t just wine and nibbles. It’s actually really crucial to build real and authentic working relationships.
· A diverse and inclusive workforce is not a tick-box exercise. It’s actually the most important and powerful tool the legal team or business can have.
Alex also reveals her passion for rowing. She even gets up very early every weekend to row at the docks in South East London, no-matter the weather! Alex also reflects on her diagnosis with MS and what businesses and legal teams can do to be more inclusive.
Presented by Scott Brown of Heriot Brown Legal Recruitment.
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