Trish Ryan

Trish Ryan

“Consulting to firms like Vario have greatly improved my flexibility in my career and allow me to continue to grow my career and my business whilst being able to maintain some semblance of work and home life!” expresses Trish Ryan, a Vario Flexible Legal Consultant...

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How To Start a Career in Legal Project Management

How To Start a Career in Legal Project Management

How To Start a Career in Legal Project Management By Alex Hurler   My Journey Into LPM I started my career in legal project management at the end of 2018. I had been with Pinsent Masons for several years working as Legal PA, PA in the Central Management Team and...

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Why You Need to Pay Attention to D&I Today

Why You Need to Pay Attention to D&I Today

Why You Need to Pay Attention to D&I Today By Kwan Cheung The Way We Work For a very long time, there have been people who have tried to keep ‘work’ and ‘home’ lives separate.  We don’t hold this attitude at Vario or at Pinsent Masons and have always encouraged...

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Roxy Hart

Roxy Hart

Roxy Hart is a Director of her own legal services business based in Australia working in commercial and corporate law as a senior lawyer and an accomplished speaker on the matters of law. She has taken an interesting journey to reach her current position though. Roxy...

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Top 5 skills of a Legal Project Manager

Top 5 skills of a Legal Project Manager

Top 5 skills of a Legal Project Manager By Joanne Ewart   I started life as a Lawyer and did 22 years before I changed careers to Project Management in 2017. The lawyer skill set was highly transferable into Project Management. After 3 years managing technical...

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International Lockdown Experiences from Vario

International Lockdown Experiences from Vario

International Lockdown Experiences from Vario By Rhys Davies, Britta Spachtholz and Paul Garth Rhys Davies, Vario Senior Account Executive, based in Hong Kong/UK: I was living in Hong Kong on secondment at the outset of the pandemic and it will come as no surprise to...

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Colin Sloan

Colin Sloan

Colin has been working in the legal field for a considerable amount of time, building experience over the 25+ years since his humble beginnings as a paralegal at a small local law firm while a studying Law.  Since then, he has worked in various positions both as...

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Why We’re Hearing a Lot More About ‘Purpose’

Why We’re Hearing a Lot More About ‘Purpose’

Why We're Hearing a Lot More About 'Purpose' By Rhys Davies   We're hearing a lot more these days about 'purpose' and organisations evolving to become 'purpose-led'. In recent years, calls for organisations to become purpose-led have been growing louder by the...

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Ask a GC – Carl Watson, Arcadis Asia

Ask a GC – Carl Watson, Arcadis Asia

Carl Watson - General Counsel, Arcadis Asia   In what has been a highly unusual 12 months, how have you managed to retain some semblance of normality? What tools or strategies have you found particularly useful? At Arcadis we’ve been fairly fortunate, we put...

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Ask a GC – Campbell Clark, Medtronic Asia

Ask a GC – Campbell Clark, Medtronic Asia

Campbell Clark - VP Legal and Compliance, Medtronic Asia   In what has been a highly unusual 12 months, how have you managed to retain some semblance of normality? What tools or strategies have you found particularly useful?   Working as a legal counsel in a...

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Ask a GC – Cindy Tong, Axa Asia

Ask a GC – Cindy Tong, Axa Asia

Cindy Tong - General Counsel and Head of Compliance, Axa Asia In what has been a highly unusual 12 months, how have you managed to retain some semblance of normality? What tools or strategies have you found particularly useful?   It’s been a very unusual year....

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Fast Forward – Looking  Back from the Future

Fast Forward – Looking  Back from the Future

Fast Forward – Looking  Back from the Future By Carsten Reimann   Christmas is coming, a new year beckons At this time of year many people are trying to figure out what will happen next year, or even longer term. Looking ahead is essential to any business, as how...

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Stanley Wang

Stanley Wang

Stanley had originally wanted to be a chef, until his Mother convinced him a career as a solicitor would be more pragmatic. It was whilst studying for his law degree, Stanley pursued a personal passion project in his spare time; he ran his own spearfishing charter...

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2020 vision – the polarised views of today

2020 vision – the polarised views of today

2020 vision - the polarised views of today By Kwan Cheung   Are you ‘with me’ or ‘against me’? It could be argued, perhaps now more than ever given current economic and social circumstances which have unfolded this year, we need greater unity between us. ...

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Vario wins its first e-Award!

Vario wins its first e-Award!

Vario has won it's very first e-Award! With current global CoVid19 restrictions making all events and gatherings impossible, In-House Community, an organisation supporting In-House Legal and Compliance professionals across Asia, hosted their annual Counsels of the...

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Premier Oil Case Study

Premier Oil Case Study

Situation Premier Oil is an independent UK-headquartered oil & gas company with interests in the UK, Asia, Africa and Mexico. During what was to be a particularly busy period for the company, they required the continued support of the firm in addition to three...

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Relocating Down Under

Relocating Down Under

Relocating for Work, My Account of What to Expect, the Good the Bad and the Ugly... (Mostly the Good!) By Keeley Hanlon Keeley Hanlon, Vario Account Executive based in our Melbourne office explains why she took the leap to migrate down under. The world of work is...

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Jacinta Bayard

Jacinta Bayard

Far removed from her current role as a lawyer, Jacinta actually grew up on a Merino sheep farm in Victoria Australia, but her family encouraged her to be whatever she wanted to be,  "With a passion for reading and challenging the status quo, law was a natural choice"...

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Australia Vario Roundtable Event: Melbourne

Australia Vario Roundtable Event: Melbourne

Australia Vario Roundtable Event: Melbourne By Paul Garth Vario from Pinsent Masons launched its ‘Be Well at the Top’ campaign at Locanda restaurant in Melbourne last week. 20 General and Senior Legal Counsel were selected to attend Vario leadership roundtable on the...

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Major Infrastructure Service Provider Case Study

Major Infrastructure Service Provider Case Study

Situation Our client is a major infrastructure service provider operating across Australasia. A subsidiary to an international contractor, the business operates, maintains and manages key infrastructure and assets across both public and private spheres. With a...

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Leading Integrated Services Company Case Study

Leading Integrated Services Company Case Study

Situation Our client is a leading integrated services company with operations across ANZ. Their utilities arm had a senior lawyer resign leaving a gap in their team during what was a busy period, with particularly crucial issues at stake with broadband vendors. The...

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Our New Vario Team Member in Singapore

Our New Vario Team Member in Singapore

Our New Vario Team Member in Singapore: Ima Salleh With 14 years of experience in client relationships, sales management, operations management and administrative support, Ima is a welcome addition to the Vario team in the Asia region. She has previously worked for an...

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Michael Thomas

Michael Thomas

Growing up, Michael actually dreamed of studying architecture and design, but it was his traditionally-minded father that persuaded him to become a lawyer. From the very start of his legal career, Michael knew he wanted to work within the field of construction or...

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