General counsel Interview Questions
204General Counsel interview questions shared by candidates
Are you willing to travel?2 Answers
Do refer to yourself as an attorney or as a lawyer? There is a difference you know, and what one calls himself says much of his role.1 Answers
Indeed. I prefer counselor.
Estimate costs savings be employing you.1 Answers
This is a new role the organisation has created so comparison is difficult because their are no internal controls. A key initial task for the role is to create those controls and create the necessary framework. Whilst this occurring the emphasis will be on being abetter client and thereby getting better value for money from legal service providers as a stepping stone to broader efficiencies. Less
The recruiter described the position and asked questions related to the priorities of the position, e.g., higher education experience, Board experience, etc.1 Answers
My experience and credentials seemed to be a match, but I did not hear back. I had to call to express continued interest and ask status. Less
My goals and aspirations within the coming 5 years.1 Answers
That I would like to be GC for a large company.
What is your management style?1 Answers
What is y our greatest accomplishment and why?
Very fact-based questioning about certain areas of law that pertain to the position you are interviewing for.1 Answers
Cambia puts a lot of weight in you have prior experience in the area of law.
Where do you see yourself in five years?1 Answers
As an integral part of the Coca Cola legal team.
How do you feel about having to stand up for an unpopular opinion and telling executives that they cannot do something they want to?1 Answers
It is a risky thing to do. If you believe that it is the truth, and it will work better for the company's sake, you have to say it. Then, offer a sound explanation why it cannot be done. Less
What salary I was seeking.1 Answers
I told them the salary I was seeking.