Tony Angel, internationally recognised law and professional serices leader, joined DLA Piper in November 2011 as global co-chairman and senior partner of the International LLP. Angel serves alongside global co-chair Lee Miller and joint chief executive officers Sir Nigel Knowles and Terry O’Malley.
Angel is widely credited with transforming Linklaters into one of the world’s largest and most profitable law firms during his tenure as firm-wide managing partner from 1998–2007. Following his tenure at Linklaters, he served as executive managing director and head of EMEA at Standard & Poor’s, where he was a member of the global operating committee and helped guide the credit rating agency through the intense scrutiny that accompanied the global credit crisis.
He is working with the senior leadership on the refinement and execution of DLA Piper’s global strategy with a principal focus on improving financial performance and developing capability in key markets. He is actively involved with recruitment and client development in the EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions.
Angel is a member of both the Global and International Boards and Executive Committees.
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