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Getting down to business

The decision makers – The key issues –
The real debate


At a glance

Enterprise GC 2019 is the marquee, two-day general counsel event from Legalease. This will be the fourth year of EGC, held at the Hilton London Syon Park, in March 2019.

The summit gathers more than 100 senior speakers and guests and provides sponsoring partners with a chance to work on a best-in-class event from one of the top legal publishers in the world.

The programme includes plenary sessions, workshops, keynotes and roundtables, drawing on the elite of Europe’s in-house profession as well as speakers from the wider business and academic community. Another highlight is the Monday-night gala dinner at the historic Syon House.



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Steering committee and speakers

The senior in-house counsel already joining our core advisory group to refine our programme and speak at the event include:

Sarah Nelson Smith, WeWork

Kate Cheetham - group general counsel, Lloyds Banking Group

Sabine Chalmers - group general counsel, BT

Sean Roberts - senior vice president and general counsel, GSK

Richard Price - general counsel, Anglo American

Maaike de Bie - general counsel, Royal Mail

Matt Wilson - associate general counsel, EMEA, Uber

Alison Kay - general counsel, National Grid

Richard Price, Anglo American

Bjarne Tellmann - group general counsel, Pearson

Mark Maurice-Jones - general counsel, UK and Ireland, Nestlé

Jeremy Barton - general counsel, KPMG UK

Lucy Vernall - group general counsel, Funding Circle

Michael Coates - associate general counsel, Shell

Barry Matthews - director of legal and third party sales, ITV

Rushad Abadan – Group general counsel, Standard Life Aberdeen

Rushad Abadan, Standard Life Aberdeen

Charlotte Heiss - group chief legal officer, RSA

Philip Richards - group GC, Rio Tinto

Geoffrey Timms – general counsel, Legal & General

Catherine Johnson - group general counsel, London Stock Exchange

Angus McBride - general counsel, News UK

Chris Newby – European general counsel, AIG

Kerry Phillip - legal and external affairs director, Vodafone

Ruwan De Soyza – deputy group general counsel and head of public policy and government affairs, Worldpay

Sarah Nelson Smith – regional general counsel, WeWork

Rob Booth – general counsel, The Crown Estate

David Eveleigh – group general counsel and company secretary, Serco

Programme content to include:


  • A half-day focused on talent, training and careers in-house, including a set-piece debate on general counsel taking outside roles and non-executive directorships. Topics will include gender diversity and the challenge of running in-house teams as the demands of young lawyers change.

  • A series of sessions covering cutting-edge operations in-house, including advances in technology, project management, procurement and knowledge management.

  • A dedicated focus on the financial services sector, reflecting the scale of the industry and its track record in building many of the most sophisticated in-house legal teams.

  • The programme will also focus on a number of legal, business and strategic topics dominating the agenda of general counsel, including crisis management, GDPR, Brexit and much more.

Sponsors

Partner programmes and sponsorship enquiries:

Lee Cashman
lee.cashman@legal500.com

Baris Agun
baris.agun@legal500.com

Ali Blackwell-Cook
ali.blackwell-cook@legal500.com