MEET OUR 2022 SPONSORS

SHOOSMITHS | PLENARY SPONSOR

Shoosmiths LLP is a full service law firm with 1000+ lawyers operating from 13 locations across the UK and an office in Brussels.  In addition to core strengths in corporate, commercial, real estate, dispute resolution and employment law, Shoosmiths offers highly-regarded national specialisms in competition compliance, financial services, insurance, pensions, regulatory law, corporate re-organisation/streamlining (including M&A and company secretarial) and data protection.

The firm innovates continually for its clients, actively working with them to help achieve their strategic, commercial and compliance goals. For example, through Shoosmiths8 Connected Services, we have created an innovative range of products designed to help your business thrive and ensure that, in an increasingly complex world, you operate smarter, faster and reduce costs.

Clients can depend upon Shoosmiths’ collaborative legal teams to bring together a mix of real sector insights, innovative style and enviable technology to deliver exceptional service.

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THOMSON REUTERS | PLENARY SPONSOR

As the world’s leading source of professional legal and compliance content and technology, Thomson Reuters is here to help your people manage every issue. We do so through a powerful suite of intelligence and workflow solutions that enable greater efficiency, accuracy and understanding across every aspect of legal and compliance. Informed by our legal and compliance professionals, and created specifically for yours, this comprises a formidable resource of research products and current intelligence sources that enable a complete understanding of every issue. Importantly, this is complemented by a suite of workflow tools to help you manage every matter, contract, and department.

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COOLEY | ROUNDTABLE SPONSOR

Clients partner with Cooley on transformative deals, complex IP and regulatory matters, and high-stakes litigation, where innovation meets the law.

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.

The 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 1,500+ lawyers across 17 offices in the US, Asia and Europe.

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DELOITTE | ROUNDTABLE SPONSOR

Deloitte Legal in the UK brings together over 350 top-flight lawyers, consultants and technology experts. People who understand the implications of digitisation, big data, AI, robotics and platform-based business models in today’s world. In addition, because our clients’ needs generally span more than one country, our team is part of a global network of more than 2,000 Deloitte Legal professionals who collaborate seamlessly across more than 80 countries worldwide.

So whether a client needs to manage the risks of moving to the cloud, navigate data protection and IP rights, maximise opportunities to grow their business or develop the workforce of the future, we can help.

We also assist clients seeking to transform their in-house legal function, we provide innovative scale delivery solutions and we use technology to harness legal knowledge in ways that ensure in-house legal teams are delivering the best possible service to their own business. At Deloitte Legal, we combine our considerable legal, technological, scale delivery and consulting expertise to create the flexible and holistic solutions that our clients need.

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DWF | ROUNDTABLE SPONSOR

EPIQ l ROUNDTABLE SPONSOR

Epiq, a global technology-enabled services leader to the legal services industry and corporations, takes on large-scale, increasingly complex tasks for corporate counsel, law firms, and business professionals with efficiency, clarity, and confidence. Clients rely on Epiq to streamline the administration of business operations, class action and mass tort, court reporting, eDiscovery, regulatory, compliance, restructuring, and bankruptcy matters. Epiq subject-matter experts and technologies create efficiency through expertise and deliver confidence to high-performing clients around the world.

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FREETHS | ROUNDTABLE SPONSOR

Freeths is a top 50, £100m+ turnover, full service national law firm with a global reach. Our mantra is to provide answers and solutions for clients rather than legal essays. We are used to supporting in-house teams in all areas of the business.. Our innovative approach allows us to offer creative solutions, with a focus on understanding client needs and delivering tangible results. You can rely on our trusted lawyers to be timely, commercially-minded and practical. Freeths have won a number of awards including The Lawyer and Legal Week’s Litigation Team of the Year 2020/21 for representing the Justice for Subpostmasters Alliance in the largest miscarriage of justice in English legal history where we secured a group litigation order of £58 million against the Post Office

Clients includes: Aldi, BMW, BUPA, Lloyds Bank, Travis Perkins, Eddie Stobart, Experian, NatWest and London Luton Airport.

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LEX MUNDI | ROUNDTABLE SPONSOR

Lex Mundi is the world’s leading network of independent law firms delivering high-quality advice that is critical to solving complex cross-border challenges. Our vetted, top-tier member firms uphold the highest-level service standards while offering access to more than 22,000 lawyers worldwide in 125 countries. Supporting clients’ needs, member firms collaborate across borders and industries to deliver joined-up solutions focused on real business results for clients.

Through Lex Mundi Equisphere, our innovative service delivery model, clients can assemble an ideal international legal team, tailored to match their unique footprint.

Lex Mundi member firms are located worldwide, with coverage in each region of the globe.

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LEXISNEXIS | ROUNDTABLE SPONSOR

At LexisNexis, our central mission is to advance the Rule of Law around the world, bringing as many people as possible within its protection. Everything we do – from our products and services, to how we do business, is about ensuring that all people are equal under the law. To achieve this, we provide the very best in legal intelligence so you can reach better answers faster and more efficiently so you can add more value to your business.

Using and interpreting content is just as important as finding a piece of law. LexisPSL helps you find practical answers quickly with practice notes that get straight to the point. All our guidance is supported with direct links to the underlying case law or authority in LexisLibrary. With one click you can jump between legal research and legal action.

LexisNexis is packed with content written specifically for in-house counsel. Our guidance, legal insight and practical tools are created to put you at the centre of your business, successfully managing risk and helping you build a reputation for trusted and timely advice. From our International Comparator Tool and dedicated Risk and Compliance content for legal teams to commercial and professional development resources to support you effectively manage your legal department and law firms.

TRAVERS SMITH | ROUNDTABLE SPONSOR

It’s not just law at Travers Smith. Your business is our business. Independent and bound only by your ambitions, we are wherever you need us to be.  Our clients know that we treat their business as our business, their dispute as our dispute, their challenges as ours. They know that wherever in the world they or their ambitions lie, we will work as one of their team to get things done. And they know that we do so in a straight-talking, thoughtful and open way.

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ALVAREZ & MARSAL | STREAM SPONSOR

Companies, investors and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) when conventional approaches are not enough to make change and achieve results. Privately held since its founding in 1983, A&M is a leading global professional services firm that provides advisory, business performance improvement and turnaround management services. With over 6,000 people across four continents, we deliver tangible results for corporates, boards, private equity firms, law firms and government agencies facing complex challenges. Our senior leaders, and their teams, help organizations transform operations, catapult growth and accelerate results through decisive action. Comprised of experienced operators, world-class consultants, former regulators and industry authorities, A&M leverages its restructuring heritage to turn change into a strategic business asset, manage risk and unlock value at every stage of growth.

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COGNIA l STREAM SPONSOR

Cognia is a law company that seamlessly extends corporates, banks and law firms’ legal capability. We integrate how legal services are provided with people at the heart of what we do.

With our collaborative mindset and diverse legal capability we help organisations deliver business as usual activities, manage contracts, respond to regulatory change and embed operating models to enhance delivery and meet future growth.

Our clients trust us to deliver sustainable outcomes for their inhouse legal teams by bringing simplicity to complex matters, replacing broken procedures with efficient digitised processes and moving from siloed teams to integrated partnerships.

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WOLTERS KLUWER | STREAM SPONSOR

Wolters Kluwer is a global leader in professional information, software solutions, and services for the healthcare; tax and accounting; governance, risk and compliance; and legal and regulatory sectors. With our Legal Software solution Legisway, we help legal professionals to increase efficiency, performance, mitigate risk and achieve better outcomes. Legisway connects the corporate legal department to the entire company, moving beyond point solutions and away from complexity, with one single no-code and scalable solution from one vendor.

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AG INTERGRATE l NETWORKING SPONSOR

G Integrate was established in 2016 to help in house legal teams succeed, by providing contract lawyers and support staff with experience in precisely the areas where they need help. We work closely with our AG Partners, utilising their legal expertise to help make your business stronger, safer and more successful. Our experienced, diverse and trusted pool of consultants, have the same qualities of our permanent staff in their talent and professional working style. This means you can be confident that you are receiving the right expertise and the right skills for your needs, giving you the support that you are looking for.

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BLAKE MORGAN l NETWORKING

Blake Morgan is a full service law firm with offices across the UK. We are trusted advisers to many leading players, including international and national corporate organisations, central government, major high street and corporate banks and retailers.

We advise boards, in-house counsel and business owners on all aspects of their legal and business needs. Our clients tell us that what sets us apart from other law firms is our understanding of their business goals and challenges, our human touch and our in-depth knowledge of the markets in which they operate. Our legal teams, many of whom have worked in house, take a commercial approach to providing relevant, realistic legal solutions.

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DISCO l NETWORKING SPONSOR

DISCO is a legal technology company that applies artificial intelligence and cloud computing to legal problems to help lawyers and legal teams improve legal outcomes for their clients. Corporate legal departments, law firms, and government agencies around the world use DISCO for ediscovery, case management, compliance, disputes, and investigations.

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FRY & BROWN l NETWORKING SPONSOR

We’re Jane Fry and Tracy Brown, accomplished and approachable legal recruiters for the financial services sector.

We have worked together for 15 years and we’re proud to be two of the most experienced consultants in our field. We know the market inside out and we think creatively to source the very best talent. Our established network gives you a head start and we’re 100% committed to placing legal professionals within financial services. We take the time to really get to know you and we develop career-long relationships with people, becoming your partner from the outset.

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HERIOT BROWN l NETWORKING SPONSOR

Heriot Brown In-House Legal Recruitment was founded by lawyers, with first-hand sector experience. Our aim is to improve the experience of lawyers moving jobs and to create opportunities for lawyers to choose more fulfilling careers, in-house obviously!!

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