3 legal challenges facing the development landscape and 4 tips to help lawyers overcome them

Former USAID General Counsel John Simpkins talks about the key legal challenges facing lawyers at the U.S. aid agency and beyond, and offers his insights on the top skills and expertise would-be advocates should cultivate.

About the author

  • Sophie Edwards

    Sophie Edwards is a Reporter for Devex based in London covering global development news including global education, water and sanitation, innovative financing, the environment along with other topics. She has previously worked for NGOs, the World Bank and spent a number of years as a journalist for a regional newspaper in the U.K. She has an MA from the Institute of Development Studies and a BA from Cambridge University.