The legal profession is going global. Don’t get miss the boat!
Markets in general are increasingly global and the legal profession, traditionally more local due to regulatory restrictions, is no exception. Legislation is becoming increasingly standardised in order to span more than one country, particularly in pan-European spheres, and the range of legal subjects and specialties dealt with in the same way by different jurisdictions is growing at a healthy pace. In addition, the mass globalisation of companies requires legal issues to be dealt with in many jurisdictions, making increasingly global legal advice necessary. Now, more than ever, multiculturalism is an asset.
ESADE Alumni Careers invites you to this flash session for members of the legal profession. It will address the legal profession from a global standpoint, and take a look at legal frameworks spanning more than one country, how lawyer profiles are changing to keep pace with the needs of multinationals, the value of international legal experience and expertise, and career planning to make lawyers more competitive in an ever more demanding and global legal profession.
Esther Díez-Gallach Schumacher
Esther Díez-Gallach Schumacher has been a lawyer in the corporate legal advisory department of CaixaBank since 2007, in charge of the regulatory and legal considerations of the cross-border business of this bank and its group. She graduated in law from the University of Barcelona (1996), and holds a postgraduate diploma in compliance from the UPF Barcelona School of Management.
After almost ten years in the mercantile law departments at Uría Menéndez and Landwell-PricewaterhouseCoopers in Barcelona, she entered the banking sector as an adviser on cross-border corporate and regulatory matters which have given her first-hand knowledge of the different legal cultures of the five continents.
Marta del Coto
Marta del Coto has been a consultant at Iterlegis Legal Staffing Solutions since 2014 and is the director of the firm’s Barcelona office. She graduated in law from the University of Barcelona (1992 Abad Oliba, Fundación San Pablo C.E.U.) and holds a postgraduate qualification in business management techniques from the University School of Business Studies (University of Barcelona).
Ten years in the mercantile law department at Landwell-PricewaterhouseCoopers in Barcelona and five years in the management team of the PwC global legal network have given Marta del Coto a privileged perspective of the legal profession. Now, as a consultant at Iterlegis Legal Staffing Solutions and Barcelona head, she sounds out the lawyer recruitment market every day.
Participants may invite one guest to this talk
Coffee will be served during the talk
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