Advisory Panel

  • David Robinson

    Head of IT Security

    Herbert Smith

    David Robinson MBE is the Head of Global IT Security for Herbert Smith Freehills, one of the world’s leading law firms, who advise many of the biggest and most ambitious organisations across all major regions of the globe. David leads the delivery and strategy f…

  • David Aird

    IT Director

    DAC Beachcroft LLP

    David joined DAC Beachcroft autumn 2013 as IT director and was new to the legal sector. Previously he headed up the IT function at Mitie, the facilities and outsourcing company. Objectives in his new role include increasing internal satisfaction of IT, uprating…

  • Thereza Snyman

    IT Director

    Kingsley Napley LLP

    After a career as a partner in South African law firm Webber Wentzel and consequent to her move to the UK, Thereza became an entrepreneur and businesswomen, until in 2000, she “accidentally” returned to the law in the guise of legal technologist. Having worke…

  • Peter Wright

    Solicitor & Managing Director


    Peter Wright is a Solicitor and leading expert in Data Protection, Cyber Security and Social Media Law. As Managing Director of DigitalLawUK, he advises clients from across the UK, Europe, Middle East and North America and has a strong following in the creative a…

  • Sue Diver

    Head of Information Security & Data Protection

    Clarke Willmott

    Sue moved to the Legal Services arena when she joined Clarke Willmott in April 2016. Prior to that she spent most of her career within major financial services organisations creating holistic and cross functional  teams to provide strategic information secu…

  • Tracy Andrew

    Information Security and Compliance Officer


    Tracy is the Information Security & Compliance Officer and Data Protection Officer (DPO) for Fieldfisher. Tracy is responsible for the management and maintenance of the information security across the organisation, as well as development and implement…

  • Prof. Stephen Mayson

    Honorary Professor of Law

    University College London

    For more than 30 years, Professor Stephen Mayson has advised law firms around the world on issues of strategy, economics, ownership, and valuation. He has a particular interest in the reconfiguration of the legal world being driven by competition and the Legal S…

  • Andrew Haslam

    eDisclosure Project Manager

    Squire Patton Boggs

    Andrew joined our London office in 2016 as UK eDisclosure Project Manager, after nearly 20 years of working as an independent consultant. He supports the Litigation and International Dispute Resolution Practice Groups. Working closely with the Practice Grou…

  • Fay Gillott

    Senior Executive working with law firms and barristers chambers to improve profitability

    Fay is an experienced executive director specialising in operational and strategic development and change management in both the private and public sector. Fay joined Atkin Chambers in November 2015 to lead the sets strategic business development. In her p…

  • Tony Brown


    AGB Legal

    Tony Brown created AGB Legal in 2010 specifically to work with traditional (and non-traditional) Law Firms, specialising in business improvement, performance management, organisational design, finance & business structures. Tony has a wealth of expe…

  • Tim Aspinall

    CEO and Founder

    Aspinall Consultants Ltd

    Tim is the CEO and Founder of Aspinall Consultants Limited. He works with law firms, investors and new entrants into the legal services market on strategic projects including strategy reviews, pricing, productivity, client development, and mergers & acq…

  • Warren Foot

    Chief Executive

    Fulcrum Chambers

    Warren is a solicitor with significant and varied experience in legal business management. He was managing partner of niche City firm, Tarlo Lyons which he took into a merger with large regional player, Blake Lapthorn (now Blake Morgan LLP) in 2006. He was a Board…

  • Don Hughes

    Vice President and EMEA General Counsel

    Hitachi Data Systems

    Dr Don Hughes has been Vice President and EMEA General Counsel of Hitachi Data Systems since October 2008 with responsibility for legal affairs in the EMEA region and for managing the company’s team of lawyers in Europe, Africa and Russia. Prior to Hitachi Don w…

  • Eric Hunter

    Director of Knowledge, Technology & Innovation Strategies

    Bradford & Barthel

    Eric Hunter is the Director of Knowledge, Technology & Innovation Strategies at Bradford & Barthel, LLP, Executive Director of Spherical Models, LLC and a legal industry futurist. Eric leads the Spherical Models team focusing on spherical business i…

  • Zelinda Bennett

    ‎International Marketing and Business Development Director

    DLA Piper

    Zelinda is International Marketing Director and partner at DLA Piper, one of the world’s largest law firms.  She is responsible for delivering DLA Piper’s international client strategy. She oversees a budget of over £20m and has teams based in Europe,…