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Hogan Lovells: Building Your Personal Brand and Network

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Course Overview:

This 60-minute e-learning course has been developed by the Africa practice team at Hogan Lovells, in response to feedback from our local law firm partners on the ground. It provides an introduction to building your personal brand and profile.

The session will help you to:

  • Connect with a network
  • Identify your unique brand
  • Build that brand
In this course, you’ll watch videos, complete activities, and develop your own personal development plan.

Andrew Skipper Partner and Head of Africa Practice  at Hogan Lovells 

Andrew Skipper is a partner in the Hogan Lovell's Corporate Commercial group. Having headed up the firm's global Corporate practice, Andrew now leads the firm's Africa practice overseeing one of the most dynamic and entrepreneurial groups within the firm.

Africa is a diverse and ever-evolving business market. As head of the global team, Andrew strives to ensure that Hogan Lovells is recognised as a firm that truly understands, respects, operates, and invests in Africa.

The combination of Andrew's professional career, work in Africa, and appreciation of the arts has created a deep admiration and respect for African art and culture, across various artistic forms which has led to his current position on the National Advisory Board of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, in addition to his previous role as a trustee of the Royal National Theatre Foundation.

Nathan Searle Partner at Hogan Lovells

Nathan Searle is a partner in the Hogan Lovells' international arbitration group, acting for large multinationals in complex and high-value international arbitrations and cross-border disputes. He also advises clients on risk management and has extensive experience in African-related disputes. He is an active member of the firm's cross-practice Africa group, and is also Co-Chair of the LCIA's Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG) and a member of the advisory board of the Association of Young Arbitrator's Nigeria (AYA) and Africa Arbitration.

This online learning course also includes valuable insights from other members of the Hogan Lovells Africa Practice.

Frequently Asked Questions:

What web browser should I use?
The Open edX platform works best with current versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or with Internet Explorer version 9 and above. See our list of supported browsers for the most up-to-date information.

Who should take this course?
This microlearning course is aimed at junior lawyers in Africa.

How long will it take me to complete the course?
Once you are enrolled in the course, you can work through the content at your own pace. Feel free to access any part of the content at any time. The entire course should take you about 30 minutes, not including optional activities, discussions and extra reading materials.