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May 19, 2022

In this episode of Lessons I Learned in Law Scott Brown speaks to Jamie Pearson who is General Counsel at Genomics PLC and Sarah Marshall, VP & Head of Legal International & Japan, Alexion (AZ Rare Disease).

Jamie and Sarah met whilst working for a company that meant they shared a considerable commute! Now, together they run the High Five Project to support lawyers entering the life sciences sector, as well as in-house lawyers more broadly.

Sarah and Jamie share the lessons they’ve learned in law including:

  • You should have ownership and agency over your career path.
  • A change of role or environment can re-energise you – find an organisation with a culture in which you can thrive.

Sarah, Jamie and Scott share their perspectives on the differences between in-house roles compared to working for law firms, and how you can potentially make the transition between the two or between different sectors.

Presented by Scott Brown of Heriot Brown Legal Recruitment.

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