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No news isn’t always good news

No news isn’t always good news 1200 800 Sean Cullen

As Tuesday dawned this week, we both felt pretty excited as we officially began our new roles as joint managing directors of Byfield.  The team headed into the Christmas break…

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Getting the PR judgment right when calling-out bad corporate behaviour

Getting the PR judgment right when calling-out bad corporate behaviour 1200 800 Sean Cullen

FTSE 250 car dealership giant Inchcape sent out a resounding PR message around high standards of corporate behaviour last week when it made a public statement to the city revealing…

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Counsel Culture Podcast: Year’s End – 02.12.22

Counsel Culture Podcast: Year’s End – 02.12.22 2560 1707 Sean Cullen

As another working week draws to a close, another instalment of the Counsel Culture podcast is released to ensure an easy transition in to the weekend. In this week’s podcast…

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Three big reputational risks for managing partners to consider in 2023

Three big reputational risks for managing partners to consider in 2023 1200 800 Sean Cullen

Our recent survey of managing partners tried tease out not just which business issues they see as most challenging, but which of those also come with the greatest reputational risks.…

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SRA- Sexual Misconduct Guidance: A Discussion with Andrew Pavlovic

SRA- Sexual Misconduct Guidance: A Discussion with Andrew Pavlovic 1200 800 Sean Cullen

Earlier this Autumn, the Solicitor’s Regulatory Authority (SRA) published a new set of guidance regarding sexual misconduct. This came as the SRA revealed it has faced a huge rise in…

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Counsel Culture Podcast: Magic Tricks 07.11.22

Counsel Culture Podcast: Magic Tricks 07.11.22 2560 1707 Sean Cullen

Although a little later than initially planned, the fourth episode of Counsel Culture: The Business of Law has now been released. In this week’s episode Former legal Journalist, Meg Tillay,…

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Conflicting Ethics in Corporate Relations: The Next Reputational ESG Challenge

Conflicting Ethics in Corporate Relations: The Next Reputational ESG Challenge 1200 674 Sean Cullen

Traditionally, businesses have tried to maintain a degree of separation from politics and social issues – take a side and you might risk alienating important internal and external stakeholders. However,…

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Counsel Culture Podcast: What are Managing Partners Afraid of? 31.10.22

Counsel Culture Podcast: What are Managing Partners Afraid of? 31.10.22 2560 1707 Sean Cullen

A special Halloween edition of the Counsel Culture podcast has now been made live! In this bonus episode, Meg Tillay is joined by Ben Girdlestone to talk about what really…

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Counsel Culture Podcast: It’s Just Not Cricket 28.10.22

Counsel Culture Podcast: It’s Just Not Cricket 28.10.22 2560 1707 Sean Cullen

The second instalment of our brand new podcast “Counsel Culture: The Business of Law Podcast” where we explore the week’s most interesting and talked-about stories in the London Legal Market…

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Don’t do it like the Tories: how to avoid humiliation and chaos when changing leadership

Don’t do it like the Tories: how to avoid humiliation and chaos when changing leadership 1200 800 Sean Cullen

One of the best things about having a parent living in the South of France is my regular end of October trip, during which the weather is almost guaranteed to…

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