Legal Week Corporate Counsel Forum 2016

22nd-23rd September 2016
Pennyhill Park,
Surrey, UK

The annual meeting place for the UK's leading general counsel

The role of general counsel is changing, but wait, you already know that. I dare say that you have been aware of this since starting your careers. The risks are rising, your boards are more demanding and your place as a strategic cog in the corporate system has been gaining in weight. So what practical changes can you implement to find the edge?

Finding the edge can relate to legal services delivery, leftfield team resource management, innovative use of (the right) new technology and also how you relate to the rest of your business units. This year's Legal Week Corporate Counsel Forum will delve deep into the psyche of general counsel and their team structures. It will interrogate the various touch points, both internally and externally, which impact your role as legal department leaders. Coupled with this, you will receive key market and jurisdictional updates to assist you in foreseeing future opportunities and navigate around risk.

At Corporate Counsel Forum 2016, everything you hear will be supported by frontline evidence and case studies to ensure maximum value to the delegation. The seniority of the audience requires this forum to be an ideas exchange on a peer-to-peer basis, so prepare to immerse yourself in the debate and get involved with the many interactive sessions on offer.




At Legal Week Corporate Counsel Forum companies that attended last year were Barclays, Boston Consulting Group, BMW Group UK, Brewin Dolphin, Broadridge, BT, BTG, Cancer Research UK, Capgemini UK, City & Guilds, Co-operative Group, De La Rue, Dell, EE, Genworth Financial, Hammerson, HarperCollins Publishers, Hitachi Data Systems, HSBC, IHG, Imperial College London, ITV Commercial and Online, JLT Group, JTI UK, KPMG, Leah Cooper Consulting, Legal & General, Lloyds Banking Group, Lockton Companies, Microsoft, Mitie, National Grid, PGI - Protection Group International, Phoenix Group, Powa Technologies, Rolls-Royce, Royal Mail, Satellite Information Services, Serco, Standard Chartered Bank, Tate & Lyle, TelecityGroup, Tesco, The AES Corporation, Unisys, Unite Group, Vannin Capital, Viacom International Media Networks, and Vodafone.

I look forward to welcoming you in September to what is certain to be an exciting and informative event.

Anthony Parker
Head of content, Legal Week Events

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Who should attend

  • General counsel
  • Chief legal officer
  • Head of legal
  • Legal director
  • Company secretary
  • Corporate counsel
  • In-house lawyer
  • Senior legal counsel
  • Legal manager

Benefits of attending

  • Ideas exchange on a peer-to-peer basis
  • Practical and interactive programme
  • Enhance your team performance
  • Improve operational efficiency
  • Engage in debate and discussion in your choice of expertly moderated interactive focus groups
  • Gain 9 CPD POINTS
I have attended several Corporate Counsel events and I have always found them to be well planned, organized and of great value. The plenary sessions are topical, educational and practical. The specific subject workshops provide an opportunity to share practical experience in a focus group setting. Finally, the entire event provides an excellent opportunity to network with general counsel in the region. I highly recommend attending these events
Mike Rasmuson, vice president international legal operations, Baker Hughes
High calibre presentations in a relaxed and engaging format
Jacqueline Hills, legal and compliance director, Office (UK) Depot International
Just a quick note to say thank you for organising a thought provoking, informative and entertaining conference last week. Everything ran like clockwork, I really enjoyed it, thank you
Ian Leedham, senior counsel-commercial, National Grid
Very useful, well run and senior players from important companies
Mark Schwarz, general counsel, Teletrac
Topical agenda which provoked the usual informative debate and insight into the critical issues and concerns shared by GCs
Rob Turner, Laing O'Rourke
A jam packed, excellent networking event with a great delegate list
Tracy Brown, Barclay Simpson
Excellent event, good speakers and organisation [...] good to have CEO speakers
Christopher Martin, Intel Capital

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