Heads of Legal and General Counsel Peer Group


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The Heads of Legal Peer Group

The members of this peer group are General Counsels, Chief Legal Officers, Heads of Legal and VP Legal working for large companies with headquarters or large offices in Belgium and with an international reach

Topics we discuss?

With the help of the chair, members select and prioritize the topics of interest they want to deep-dive into during the year. They discuss on the strategic level. Some topics could be:

  • Accountability & Materiality
  • Organization of the legal department in a complex international matrix organization
  • Digitalization of law; AI in Law; How can technology leverage legal work?
  • Leadership: How to attract, engage, develop, motivate and retain people within flat organizations? What are the future skills and attitudes needed?
  • The expanding legal scope and the evolving role of the GC/CLO
  • How to position the legal department as a strategic business partner? How to get a better overall business understanding? How to get closer to the customer?
  • On-going pressure on legal budgets, increased reliance on technology and “right-sourcing”
  • Compliance: how to organize the function and where to locate it? How to cope with the increasing compliance burden?
  • Trends for external lawyers as well as in-house lawyers. How to select the best & reasonable law firms?
  • Knowledge management
  • Culture, engagement, virtual/remote teams
  • GDPR
  • Global trade restrictions/sanctions, local content, anti-bribery and corruption, emerging markets
  • Contract management
  • And many more + what keeps you awake at night

Become a part of our network family

Your peer group is just the tip of the iceberg...

You will also get: 

The Members' Universe

EGN’s very own tailormade and unique digital platform

Our Members’ Universe is a digital platform that you can access via browser or app. Use the plat-form to keep yourself updated and ask questions to your own peer group as well as the broader network community. Here, inspiration and help are always at hand.

Interesting events

A wide variety of events for our members

It is always nice to get out and be inspired. It re-energizes you and gives you a chance to meet oth-er members from our broad network. Therefore, we arrange a wide variety of interesting events You will automatically be invited to all of them.


Expert speakers brought to you directly from our online EGN studio

We fully understand that participating physically both with your peer group and at our events can be quite time-consuming. For that reason, we also host webinars where we invite experts into our online EGN studio. That way, you can tune in on the go.

Let us have a talk

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Network Advisor & Chair

Antoine Henry de Frahan



+32 476201564

Gabriela Diaconu

Network Advisor


+32 497 19 14 03

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