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FRESHFIELDS BRUCKHAUS DERINGER | PLENARY PLUS SPONSOR

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP is a global elite law firm with a long-standing track record of successfully supporting the world’s leading national and multinational corporations, financial institutions and governments on groundbreaking and business-critical mandates. Our 2,800-plus lawyers deliver results worldwide through our own offices and alongside leading local firms. Our commitment, local and multinational expertise, and business know-how means our clients rely on us when it matters most.

Freshfields is ranked by Chambers Global in Band 1 across the six areas of antitrust, corporate/M&A, litigation, international arbitration, tax, and public international law.

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MISHCON DE REYA | PLENARY PLUS SPONSOR

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LIGHTHOUSE | PLENARY SPONSOR

For 25 years, Lighthouse has provided innovative software and services to manage the increasingly complex landscape of enterprise data for compliance and legal teams. Lighthouse leads by developing proprietary technology that integrates with industry-leading third-party software, automating workflows, and creating an easy-to-use, end-to-end platform.

Lighthouse also delivers unique proprietary applications and advisory services that are highly valuable for large, complex matters, and a new SaaS platform designed for in-house teams. Whether reacting to incidents like litigation or governmental investigations, or designing programs to proactively minimize the potential for future incidents, Lighthouse partners with multinational industry leaders, top global law firms, and the world’s leading software provider as a channel partner.

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ONNA | PLENARY SPONSOR

Onna is a Knowledge Integration Platform on a mission to make enterprise information accessible, useful, and private. Onna connects to applications like Slack, Box, and Zoom, using machine learning and natural language processing at its core to help organizations with information governance, compliance, and much more.

Onna’s platform also provides comprehensive data management solutions for eDiscovery, preservation and archiving for enterprises looking to address rapidly increasing silos of unstructured data from remote working in the digital age.

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COOLEY | ROUNDTABLE SPONSOR

Cooley’s lawyers solve legal issues for entrepreneurs, investors, financial institutions and established companies with an emphasis on technology, life sciences and other high-growth industries. Clients partner with Cooley on transformative deals, complex IP and regulatory matters, and high-stakes litigation, where innovation meets the law.
Cooley’s UK practice has strengths across many of the firm’s core practice areas, among them corporate/M&A, private equity and venture capital, capital markets, technology and life sciences transactions, IP, complex high-stakes litigation, product compliance & liability, cyber/data/privacy, competition, insurance & reinsurance, employment, compensation & benefits, tax, white collar crime and fraud.
Diversity is embedded in Cooley’s culture. We are dedicated to maintaining a truly diverse workplace that values and celebrates differences.
The firm has 1,200+ lawyers across 16 offices in the US, Asia and Europe.
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WOLTERS KLUWER | ROUNDTABLE SPONSOR

Wolters Kluwer’s Legal Software unit, part of the group’s Legal & Regulatory division, is a global leading provider of innovative and practical software solutions for corporate legal departments and law firms.

The Legisway portfolio of products is designed specifically for disruption-free CLD transformation. Providing a single solution for managing all legal activities from simple to advanced needs, Legisway is designed by legal experts for legal experts. It allows for storing, sharing, auditing and reporting of critical information, like contracts, corporate entities, and claims and litigation. An intuitive user interface enables collaboration and workflow management, ensuring greater efficiency and accuracy.

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LEX MUNDI | ROUNDTABLE SPONSOR

Lex Mundi connects the world’s leading independent law firms with collaborative processes and smart technology to deliver lean solutions across borders, industries and markets. Our 160 member firms draw on deep relationships and cross-border opportunities to create unparalleled expertise, comprised of more than 21,000 lawyers worldwide. Lex Mundi provides a unique service platform for delivering coordinated and tailored solutions for client’s cross-border challenges.

The selection criteria for Lex Mundi membership are rigorous and membership is reviewed on an ongoing basis.  Our member law firms are located throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, the Caribbean and North America.

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LEXISNEXIS | CONFERENCE PLUS SPONSOR

LexisNexis is a leading global provider of legal, regulatory and business information and analytics. For 200 years we have put customer experience at the heart of what we do, advancing what’s possible for our clients.

Our teams are combining unparalleled legal and business information with analytics and technology to help our clients achieve more and go further. We are delivering powerful new decision tools by applying machine learning, natural language processing, visualisation, and artificial intelligence to our global legal database.

LexisPSL is packed with practical resources bespoke to in-house counsel.  From our International Comparator Tool and dedicated In-house Risk and Compliance module to tailored content to support you effectively manage your legal department and panel.

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3KITES | CONFERENCE SPONSOR

Our consultants come from a mix of legal and IT backgrounds, and include three former law firm partners (one of whom was Managing Partner) and a format FTSE100 General Counsel, as well as consultants with experience in technology development and deployment.
Two of our former lawyer consultants have MBAs. We add value by capturing the key business needs in an environment which cuts through internal politics and by translating these into workable solutions, whether involving technology or not.

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BLAKE MORGAN | CONFERENCE SPONSOR

Blake Morgan is a full service law firm with offices across the UK. Our legal teams take a commercial approach to providing relevant, realistic legal solutions and believe the best results are achieved through collaboration.

Counsel+ is our dedicated forum for in-house lawyers. Whether you are newly qualified or an established GC you’ll benefit from our learning resources complemented by networking opportunities with other legal professionals across a wide range of sectors and organisations.

Join our mailing list to receive news, learning resources and invitations to Counsel+ events, or email us if you’d like more information about the forum.

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BROWNE JACOBSON | CONFERENCE SPONSOR

Browne Jacobson are a national powerhouse in the legal sector. We are private and public sector legal experts; offering clear opinions and straightforward legal advice, whenever and wherever you need it – locally, nationally and internationally. Complex problems – understood, explained and resolved by a single team, across five offices nationally, working together in long term partnership with you – a genuinely different approach. Exceptional service, every time, from experts you trust and costs make your legal spend as efficient as possible.

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GRANT THORNTON | CONFERENCE SPONSOR

We’re a business adviser that helps organisations navigate today’s volatile markets, has a strong focus on quality and delivers insights to succeed. We help businesses to achieve their objectives. We work with the public sector to build thriving communities. And we work with regulators and financial institutions to build trust and integrity in markets.

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HERIOT BROWN | CONFERENCE SPONSOR

Heriot Brown In-House Legal Recruitment was founded by lawyers driven by a passion to create opportunities for lawyers in-house, so that everyone can be fulfilled by their career choice.

We are dedicated to the in-house legal market, giving candidates the chance to expand their careers in a more commercial environment whilst providing clients with highly skilled, motivated lawyers who are a strong cultural fit for their organisation.

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S-RM | CONFERENCE SPONSOR

S-RM is a global risk and intelligence consultancy. Founded in 2005, we have 250+ practitioners spanning six international offices, serving clients across all regions and major sectors. We support our clients by providing intelligence that informs critical decision-making and strategies, from investments and partnerships through to disputes; by helping organisations build resilience to cyber security threats; and by responding to cyber-attacks and organisational crises. Client focus is at the heart of what we do; our advice is direct, honest and objective, and we deliver actionable results by bringing together the best talent and creating teams designed to address unique problems and complex challenges.

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SLATEFORD | CONFERENCE SPONSOR

Slateford is a firm of award-winning specialist lawyers who advise companies on handling urgent, serious and complex issues that impact their reputation and privacy. When facing a threat to reputation, companies face two risks: don’t do enough and fail to avoid harm; or do the wrong thing and make it worse. Slateford’s team are experts at finding the narrow path between the two, working quickly, discreetly and around the clock handling threats from investigations to campaigners, short-sellers to dirty tricks and fake news to blackmail. Their work protects your company and its leaders against attacks and protects freedom to operate.

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TAYLOR ROOT | CONFERENCE SPONSOR

Taylor Root is a specialist global search and recruitment business. We connect the world’s best legal, compliance and risk professionals with our established law firm, bank and corporate clients. Established in 1989, our network of offices spans the US, UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia. Our consultants are experts with unrivalled industry knowledge and enjoy trusted advisor status with our clients and candidates.

Our reputation is built on the quality of our people. We hire experienced recruiters, almost all of whom are qualified lawyers, ensuring an in-depth understanding of their clients’ businesses and challenges. This translates into only the very strongest candidates being submitted to the firms and organisations we work with. We devote whatever means are necessary to ensure that, for every assignment we undertake, a professional, successful conclusion is reached on behalf of our client.

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