For my latest CheekyLittleCareers.com video interview I’m joined by Richard East, senior partner at the London office of US litigation heavyweight Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP. Watch Richard talk openly about how despite being a high school dropout he bagged a place at the London School of Economics before joining Baker & McKenzie as a trainee solicitor. Unlike typical risk averse lawyers, Richard’s legal career has seen him move firms several times including stints at Cadwalader and Kirkland & Ellis. Indeed, it was making such moves, which didn’t come without risks and his entrepreneurial spirit that shaped Richard’s successful career, which culminated in him spearheading the launch of Quinn’s London office.