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Speakers at the Global Law Summit are experts and leaders in their field. You will hear from, and have access to, decision makers and industry leaders from across the sector.

We are pleased to welcome:

Sunil Dhajaya Bandara Abeyaratne

Sunil Dhajaya Bandara Abeyaratne
Attorney-at-Law
C Matthew & Co, Sri Lanka

Olawale Adebambo

Olawale Adebambo
Partner
Perchstone & Graeys

Fiona Alexander

Fiona Alexander
Barrister
6KBW College Hill Chambers

Nene Amegatcher

Nene Amegatcher
National President
Ghana Bar Association

Pinky Anand

Dr. Pinky Anand
Senior Advocate
Supreme Court of India

Charles Anson

Charles Anson CVO
Former Press Secretary to HM The Queen

Julia Apostle

Julia Apostle
UK Legal Counsel
Twitter

Dominic Armstrong

Dominic Armstrong
Founding Director
Aegis Defence Services

Bob Arnot

Dr Bob Arnot
National Programme Manager
Justice for All

Aung San Suu Kyi

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
Chairperson
National League for Democracy in Burma (Myanmar)

Sir Scott Baker

The Rt Hon Sir Scott Baker
Judge
English Court of Appeal

Ban Ki-moon

Ban Ki-moon
Secretary-General
United Nations

Robert Barrington

Robert Barrington
Executive Director
Transparency International UK

Charles Béar

Charles Béar QC
Barrister
Fountain Court Chambers

Cherie Blair

Cherie Blair CBE QC
Founder and Chair
Omnia Strategy LLP

Rupert Bondy

Rupert Bondy
Group General Counsel
BP

Michael Bowsher

Michael Bowsher QC
Barrister
Monckton Chambers

Tamara Box

Tamara Box
Partner, Board Member and Global Chair of the Financial Industry Group
Reed Smith

Simon Brocklebank-Fowler

Simon Brocklebank-Fowler
Founder
Cubitt Consulting

Robert Bromwich

Robert Bromwich SC
Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions, Australia

Desmond Browne

Desmond Browne QC
Barrister
5RB

Robert Buckland

Robert Buckland QC MP
Solicitor General for England and Wales

Peter Cameron

Professor Peter Cameron
Director
Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP)

Andrew Caplen

Andrew Caplen
President
Law Society of England and Wales

Justice Carr

The Hon Mrs Justice Carr DBE
Judge
High Court of England and Wales

Sir Roger Carr

Sir Roger Carr
Chairman
BAE Systems

Sophie Chanduaka

Sophie Chanduaka
Head of Group Treasury-Legal
Virgin Money

Pamela Chepiga

Pamela Chepiga
Partner
Allen & Overy New York

Rod Christie-Miller

Rod Christie-Miller
Partner and Chief Executive
Schillings

Alistair Clark

Alistair Clark QC
Barrister
Axiom Advocates

Simon Cliff

Simon Cliff
General Counsel
City Football Group

Steve Cohen

Steven Cohen
Partner Corporate
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Justin Coombs

Justin Coombs
Executive Vice President
Compass Lexecon

Sean Cottrell

Sean Cottrell
CEO
LawInSport

Tony Cross

Tony Cross QC
Chairman
Criminal Bar Association of England and Wales

Jonathan Crow

Jonathan Crow QC
Barrister
4 Stone Buildings

Helen Davies

Helen Davies QC
Joint Head
Brick Court Chambers

Jonathan Davis

Jonathan Davis
Author, columnist and investment professional

Scott Devine

Scott Devine
Policy Adviser, Anti-Money Laundering
The Law Society of England and Wales

Catherine Dixon

Catherine Dixon
Chief Executive
The Law Society of England and Wales

Chantal-Aimée Doerries

Chantal-Aimée Doerries QC
2015 Vice-Chair
The Bar Council of England and Wales

Jonathan Drimmer

Jonathan Drimmer
Vice-president and Deputy General Counsel
Barrick Gold Corporation

Lord Dyson

The Rt Hon Lord Dyson
Master of the Rolls

Justice Edwards-Stuart

The Hon Mr. Justice Edwards-Stuart
Justice of the High Court of England and Wales

Neville Eisenberg

Neville Eisenberg
Managing Partner
Berwin Leighton Paisner

Tim Erblich

Tim Erblich
CEO
Ethisphere Institute

Fernando Estandia

Fernando Estandia
Head of Financial Services
UK Trade & Investment Mexico City

Sir Terence Etherton

The Rt Hon Sir Terence Etherton
The Chancellor of the High Court of England and Wales

Timothy Fancourt

Timothy Fancourt QC
Barrister
Falcon Chambers

Justice Flaux

The Hon. Mr Justice Flaux
Judge
High Court of England and Wales

Xavier Forneris

Xavier Forneris
Senior Investment Policy Officer
World Bank Group

Alison Foster

Alison Foster QC
Barrister
Thirty Nine Essex Street

David Fraser

The Hon Mr Justice David Fraser
Puisne Judge
Supreme Court of Judicature of Jamaica

Alan Giddins

Alan Giddins
Managing Partner co-head Private Equity
3i

Philip Goodstone

Philip Goodstone
Senior Partner in Professional Services Firm

Mark Goyder

Mark Goyder
Founder Director
Tomorrow's Company

Lord Grabiner

Lord Grabiner QC
Barrister
One Essex Court

Andrew Grant

Andrew Grant
Founder
Tulchan Communications Group LLP

Chris Grayling

The Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP
Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor

Justine Greening

The Rt Hon Justine Greening MP
Secretary of State for International Development

Dominic Grieve

The Rt. Hon. Dominic Grieve QC MP
Former Attorney General

Cat Griffiths

Catrin Griffiths
Editor
The Lawyer

Sascha Grimm

Sascha Grimm
Chair and co-founder
Women in Law London (WILL)

Nick Grono

Nick Grono
President and CEO
The Freedom Fund

Angel Gurria

Angel Gurria
Secretary-General
OECD

Lord Hacking

Lord David Hacking
Chartered Arbitrator
Littleton Chambers

Chris Hale

Chris Hale
Senior Partner
Travers Smith LLP

Lady Hale

The Rt Hon the Baroness Hale of Richmond
Deputy President
The Supreme Court

David Hallam

David Hallam
Director for International Relations and Envoy for the Post-2015 Development Goals
UK Department for International Development (DFID)

Dominique Hascher

Judge Dominique Hascher
Judge of the Supreme Court of France

Eric Holder

Eric Holder
US Attorney General

Damian Honey

Damian Honey
Partner
Holman Fenwick Willan

Gus Hosein

Gus Hosein
Director
Privacy International

Mark Hovell

Mark Hovell
Head of Sport
Mills & Reeve

William C Hubbard

William C. Hubbard
President
American Bar Association

Michael Humphreys

Michael Humphreys QC
Barrister
Francis Taylor Building

Kevin Hyland

Kevin Hyland OBE
Anti-Slavery Commissioner, UK

Lorna Jack

Lorna Jack
Chief Executive
Law Society of Scotland

Anne Jellema

Anne Jellema  
CEO
World Wide Web Foundation

Tim Jenkinson

Tim Jenkinson
Professor of Finance
Said Business School, Oxford University

Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson
Mayor of London

Tim Jones

Tim Jones
General Counsel
England 2015

Věra Jourová

Věra Jourová
EU Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality

Jeffrey Jowell

Professor Sir Jeffrey Jowell QC
Director
Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law

Lord Judge

The Rt Hon Lord Igor Judge
Former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales

Prashant Kumar

Prashant Kumar
President-elect
LAWASIA

Matthew Lavy

Matthew Lavy
Barrister
4 Pump Court

Will Lawes

Will Lawes
Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
UK Trade & Investment Business Ambassador

Lord Justice Laws

The Rt Hon Lord Justice Laws
Lord Justice of Appeal

Shaun Leong

Shaun Leong
Associate
Allen & Overy Singapore

Anne-Marie Leroy

Anne-Marie Leroy
Senior Vice-President and General Counsel
The World Bank

Enrique Ricardo Lewandowski

Justice Enrique Ricardo Lewandowski
Chief Justice
Federal Supreme Court of Brazil

Adam Lewis

Adam Lewis QC
Barrister
Blackstone Chambers

Lim Chee Wee

Lim
Partner, Dispute Resolution Division
SKRINE

Geoffrey Ma

The Hon Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma Tao-li, GBM
Chief Justice of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal

Alistair MacDonald

Alistair MacDonald QC
Chairman
The Bar Council of England and Wales

John S MacKenzie

John S MacKenzie
Partner
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

Simon Makinson

Simon Makinson
Partner
Allen & Overy Bangkok

Brandon Malone

Brandon Malone
Chairman
Scottish Arbitration Centre

Peter Mandelson

The Rt Hon Lord Mandelson
Former European Trade Commissioner and British First Secretary of State

Kevin Marsh

Kevin Marsh
Former Editor of BBC R4’s leading daily news programmes Today, The World at One and PM

Charles Martin

Charles Martin
Senior Partner
Macfarlanes LLP

Rosemary Martin

Rosemary Martin
Group General Counsel and Company Secretary
Vodafone

Susan Taylor Martin

Susan Taylor Martin
President Legal
Thomson Reuters

Duncan Matthews

Duncan Matthews QC
Barrister
20 Essex Street

Lynne McCafferty

Lynne McCafferty
Barrister
4 Pump Court

Colin McCaul

Colin McCaul QC
Barrister
39 Essex Chambers

Duncan McConnel

Duncan McConnel
President
Law Council of Australia

Theodor Meron

Theodor Meron
President
International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and President of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT)

Richard Millett

Richard Millett QC
Barrister
Essex Court Chambers

Claud Moraes

Claude Moraes MEP
Member of the European Parliament for London

David Morley

David Morley
Worldwide Senior Partner
Allen & Overy

Lord Myners

Lord Paul Myners CBE
Former UK Financial Services Secretary to the Treasury

Lord Neuberger

The Rt. Hon. Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury
President of the Supreme Court

Thansdabantu Nhlapo

Professor Thandabantu Nhlapo
Former Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor
University of Cape Town

Clive Nicholls

Clive Nicholls QC
Barrister
Three Raymond Buildings

Patricia O'Brien

Patricia O'Brien
Ambassador of Ireland to the United Nations

John O'Conor

John O'Conor
Partner
Allen & Overy London

Finola O'Farrell

Finola O'Farrell QC
Barrister
Keating Chambers

David Ofosu

David Ofosu
Senior Partner
AB & David, Ghana

Suzie Ogilvie

Suzie Ogilvie
Chair
The Law Society’s Money Laundering Task Force

Bayo Ojo

Chief Bayo Ojo
Partner
Bayo Ojo & Co

Chris Osborne

Chris Osborne
Senior Managing Director
FTI Consulting

Tony Overy

Tony Overy
Managing Director
Saunderson House

Melissa Pang

Melissa K. Pang, MH JP
Vice-President, Law Society of Hong Kong
Partner, Pang & Associates

Lord Pannick

Lord Pannick QC
Barrister
Blackstone Chambers

Emma Parsons

Emma Parsons
Business Development Manager
Embassy of Bahrain

Nigel Pascoe

Nigel Pascoe QC
Barrister

George Pascoe-Watson

George Pascoe-Watson
Former Political Editor of The Sun and Senior Partner at Portland Communications

Colin Passmore

Colin Passmore
Chairman and Senior Partner
Simmons & Simmons

Muir Paterson

Muir Paterson
Managing Director Investment Banking New York
Goldman Sachs

Robert San Pe

Robert San Pe
Partner
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Julian Pike

Julian Pike
Partner
Farrer & Co

Baroness Prashar

The Rt Hon Baroness Prashar
Deputy-Chair
The British Council

Kimberly Prost

Kimberly Prost
Ombudsperson
UN Security Council Al Qaida Sanctions Committee

Laurence Rabinowitz

Laurence Rabinowitz QC
Vice-Chair
COMBAR

Mike Rainey

Mike Rainey
Partner
King & Spalding

Sir Michael Rake

Sir Michael Rake
Chairman
BT Group

Penelope Reed

Penelope Reed QC
Chair
Chancery Bar Association

Peter Rees

Peter Rees QC
Barrister
39 Essex Chambers

Mahesh Rengaswamy

Mahesh Rengaswamy
Senior Director for Global Justice Programs
Thomson Reuters

Elspeth Talbot Rice

Elspeth Talbot Rice QC
Barrister
XXIV Old Buildings

Andrew Rigney

Andrew Rigney QC
Barrister
Crown Office Chambers

David W Rivkin

David W. Rivkin
President
International Bar Association

Vivian Robinson

Vivian Robinson QC
General Counsel
McGuireWoods

Brian Rogers

Brian Rogers
Director of Regulation & Compliance Services
Riliance

Steen Rosenfalck

Steen Rosenfalck
Senior Partner
EBL MillerRosenfalck

Joshua Rozenberg

Joshua Rozenberg
British legal commentator and journalist

John Ruggie

Professor John G. Ruggie
Former UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Business and Human Rights

Sacha Sadan

Sacha Sadan
Director of Corporate Governance
Legal & General Investment Management

Jonas Saladzius

Jonas Saladzius
Managing Partner
Eversheds, Lithuania

Harish Salve

Harish Salve
Barrister
Blackstone Chambers

Alison Saunders

Alison Saunders
Director of Public Prosecutions

Hugh Saunders

Hugh Saunders
Barrister
3 Paper Buildings

Adrian Dudley Saunders

The Honourable Mr. Justice Adrian Dudley Saunders
Judge
Caribbean Court of Justice

Tim Scales

Tim Scales
Partner
Allen & Overy Paris/Morocco

Baroness Scotland

Rt Hon the Baroness Scotland of Asthal QC
Trade Envoy South Africa

Reena SenGupta

Reena SenGupta
CEO
RSG Consulting

Chris Sexton

Chris Sexton
Investment Director
Saunderson House

Hiroshi Sheraton

Hiroshi Sheraton
Partner
Baker & McKenzie

Fiona Sinclair

Fiona Sinclair QC
Barrister
4 New Square

Joe Smouha

Joe Smouha QC
Barrister
Essex Court Chambers

Richard Snowden

Richard Snowden QC
Barrister
Erskine Chambers

Michael Soole

Michael Soole QC
Chairman
Technology and Construction Bar Association

Deirdre Stanley

Deirdre Stanley
Executive Vice President & General Counsel
Thomson Reuters

Judge Carl Stewart

Honorable Carl E Stewart
Chief Judge
United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Richard Susskind

Professor Richard Susskind OBE
Author

Bruce Swartz

Bruce C. Swartz
Deputy Assistant Attorney General
U.S. Department of Justice

Gordon Taylor

Gordon Taylor OBE
Chief Executive
Professional Footballers' Association (PFA)

John Thomas

The Rt Hon The Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd
Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales

Sir Michael Tugendhat

Sir Michael Tugendhat
Former High Court Judge
The Judiciary of England and Wales

Arnold Croiset van Uchelen

Arnold Croiset van Uchelen
Partner
Allen & Overy Amsterdam

Shailesh Vara

Shailesh Vara MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State
Minister for the Courts and Legal Aid

Monique Villa

Monique Villa
CEO
Thomson Reuters Foundation

Graham Vinter

Graham Vinter
General Counsel
BG Group

Christof von Dryander

Christof von Dryander
Deputy General Counsel
Deutsche Bank

Lord Justice Vos

The Rt Hon Lord Justice Vos
Lord Justice
Court of Appeal of England & Wales

Clare Wardle

Clare Wardle
Group General Counsel
Kingfisher Plc

Penelope Warne

Penelope Warne
Senior Partner and Head of Energy
CMS

Maurice Watkins

Maurice Watkins CBE
Chairman
British Swimming, Barnsley Football Club, Rugby League European Federation

Sylvie Watts

Sylvie Watts
Board Member and Executive Consultant
Skarbek Associates

Sarah Whitehouse

Sarah Whitehouse QC
Barrister
6KBW College Hill

Ed Williams

Ed Williams
Chief Executive Officer
Edelman London

Richard Wilmot-Smith

Richard Wilmot-Smith QC
Barrister
39 Essex Chambers

Steve Wilmott

Stephen Wilmott
Director of Intelligence and Investigations
SRA

Sir David Wootton

Sir David Wootton
Co-Chairman
Global Law Summit Board

Philip Worman

Philip Worman
Partner, Head of Political Risk
GPW

Jeremy Wright

The Rt Hon Jeremy Wright QC MP
Attorney General for England and Wales

Ursula Wynhoven

Ursula Wynhoven
General Counsel and Chief, Governance and Social Sustainability
UN Global Compact

Michael Young

Michael Young
Partner
Allen & Overy Paris

Christopher Yukins

Professor Christopher Yukins
Lynn David Research Professor in Government Procurement Law
George Washington

Zhu Jingwen

Professor Zhu Jingwen
Professor of Jurisprudence
Renmin University