Mentorship Corner - Part 1

  • 27 septembre 2023
  • Andrew Shaughnessy, partner at Torys LLP

In this new series, we ask senior lawyers to provide practice tips for junior lawyers in the OBA IT/ IP Law Section!


The first mentor in this series is: Andrew Shaughnessy, Partner at Torys LLP.head-shot photo of author Andrew Shaughnessy

Tips for mentors:

1. Don’t leave it to chance; book regular check-ins.

2. Regularly ask: “What can I do for you?” (Have an offer ready to go—“Shall I ask Andy to involve you in a file?”)

3. Bring your mentee to calls, meetings and lunches, and ask them afterwards for their reactions.