Published Articles

November, 2019

For lawyers on the go, how can one refocus and reframe the mind to develop a new and mindful way of working? Bernadette Baynie elaborates....

October, 2018

This article assists you to create the most important vehicle for your success – your personal brand. Build your own trusted and authentic personal brand to establish valuable relationships, achieve the best and stand out from the rest….

July, 2018

Corporations strive to deliver impacting and effective marketing and advertising that is always in compliance with prevailing regulations. In this article Bernadette sets out the top 7 things that should be included in your corporate Advertising and Marketing Policy to help your corporation carry out its advertising and marketing campaigns effectively and compliantly..…

January, 2017

Cyber-attacks and data security breaches on the rise. You need to have a strategic plan in place that protects your company, your board and yourself from potential privacy violations and consequential corporate investigations. Bernadette set out the key things that will enable you to develop a strategic plan to respond swiftly to such events...

June, 2016

Obtaining swift decisions from your board during pivotal stages of legal transactions for your organisation - can make or break your success as a GC and a C-Suite executive. So here are some helpful tips on how to achieve great and timely decision making from your board. It’s all about empathy, enablement and preparation

April, 2016

This article is filled with great tips on how to succeed in your first 90 days as a newly appointed General Counsel - irrespective of your industry and/or the size of your organization..

March, 2016

The first 90 days of your role can be quite overwhelming with the number of people that you have to meet and the information that you have to take in. It is during this pivotal period of time that lasting impressions are made. It goes without saying that your company will be assessing you during this period to ascertain whether it made the right decision in hiring you for the role. This article has been prepared to give you some great tips on how to succeed in your first 90 days as a newly appointed General Counsel - irrespective of your industry and/or the size of your organization..

September, 2015

This article focuses on Bernadette Baynie’s success as a Group General Counsel at Batelco and how to create real value for your organization in your role...