Powerlist Members

Adrian Morris

Adrian Morris photo Group general counsel | Tesco

Alex Scott-Gall

Alex Scott-Gall photo General counsel of the Investment Bank and Capital Release Unit | Deutsche Bank

Alex Scott-Gall successfully built a new capital release unit with no headcount increase and ensured a sensitive updating of legal risk was completed for the investment bank in a turbulent landscape. He also has excellent personnel management. Empathetic and collaborative, Scott-Gall also has excellent delegation skills.

Alexander Simpson

Alexander Simpson photo General counsel | Amazon

Alexandra DeSouza

Alexandra DeSouza photo General counsel EMEA | Lightsource BP

I have been hugely impressed with Alexandra DeSouza of Lightsource BP. DeSouza has been grappling with the perennial issue of how to make the best use of internal resources across a large number of significant transactions whilst increasing efficiencies. Her attention to detail and profound understanding of the energy sector in general and renewable energy …

Alison Charnock

Alison Charnock photo Head of legal | WM Morrison Supermarkets

Alison Charnock was effective with feeding the nation in the most difficult of times has been a central plank of the country’s success over the last 12-15 months. Charnock and her team have been at the heart of this, with barely a day off in the whole pandemic. In the fiercest competitive market, with both …

Andrea Harris

Andrea Harris photo Group chief counsel | WPP

Andrew Fleming

Andrew Fleming photo General counsel and company secretary | British Airways

Team size: 23 What are the most important transactions, litigations or other major projects that you have been involved in during the last year? There has been a lot going on but I’ll mention some of the most significant ones for the team. Firstly, the conclusion of an ICO investigation following the criminal cyber …

Andrew Watkins

Andrew Watkins photo General counsel and director of M&A | SIG

Andrew Watkins was the sole in-house legal resource working on the 2020 restructuring of the SIG group’s financing facilities. Watkins is a committed, experienced general counsel, and his pragmatism, skills at dealing with external counsel and work ethic contributed to achieving this while also dealing with everything else going on.

Angus McBride

Angus McBride photo General counsel | News UK

Legal team size: 25 What are the most important transactions, litigations or other major projects that you have been involved in during the last year? The successful defence of the libel claim brought against The Sun by Johnny Depp. A huge victory for journalism in an ever more difficult legal space. We gave advice …

Anna Suchopar

Anna Suchopar photo General counsel and company secretary | ASOS

Team size: Approximately 35 Major legal advisers: Slaughter & May, Lewis Silkin, DLA Piper How did you assist the employees of the company get through that really difficult period of the first lockdown? We started working on this as soon as the pandemic started abroad. As a global a retailer, we started seeing issues …

Barbara Levi

Barbara Levi photo Chief legal officer and external affairs | Rio Tinto

Ben Shillito

Ben Shillito photo Head of digital services | Fujitsu UK

Team size: Global team of 40. The global Legal, Commercial and Compliance function is over 250 What are the most important transactions, litigations or other major projects that you have been involved in during the last year? The legal team is primarily transactional and focuses on supporting the growth of Fujitsu’s IT outsourcing business, …

Bob Hoyt

Bob Hoyt photo Group chief legal officer | HSBC

Brona McKeown

Brona McKeown photo General counsel and company secretary | British Land

Carol Hui

Carol Hui photo Chief of staff and general counsel | Heathrow Airport

Team size: Around 20 Major legal advisers: Freshfields, BCLP, Pinsent Masons, Eversheds, Towerhouse Consulting, Owen White, Allen & Overy What are the most important transactions and litigations that you have been involved in during the last year? One of the most important projects was our appeal to the Supreme Court against the Court of …

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