6TH EDITION LEGAL ERA CONCLAVE & GLOBAL ACHIEVERS’ AWARDS 2017 SUCCESSFULLY CONCLUDES

Held in the world’s legal capital on November 09 & 10, 2017, the conference witnessed participation from leading GCs & business lawyers.

Geopolitics, Conflict & Crisis: Key Challenges For Lawyers & Business

Adding one more feather to its much-decorated cap, Legal Era Magazine organized the 6th Edition Legal Era Conclave 2017 in the beautiful city of London, making it the second such event to be hosted in what is also known as the world’s leading legal capital. The Conclave, held at Hotel Crowne Plaza, London, UK, and spread over November 09 and 10, 2017, saw meaningful participation from leading GCs and business lawyers from different parts of the world. Panel discussions on a wide range of topics were led by numerous international speakers and senior corporate counsel from multinational companies.

The inaugural session of the Summit was aptly titled, “Geopolitics, Conflict & Crisis: Key Challenges For Lawyers & Business,” and saw Robert Wyld, Partner, Johnson Winter & Slattery, and Immediate Past Co-Chair, IBA, Anti-Corruption Committee, Australia; Stephen Denyer, Director, Strategic Relationships, The Law Society of England & Wales, UK; V. Lakshmikumaran, Founder and Managing Partner, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan (L&S), India; and Abhijit Mukhopadhyay, President (Legal) & General Counsel (Europe), Hinduja Group, UK, taking to the stage to elaborate on the idea behind the Conclave and its central theme. Aakriti Raizada, Founder & Managing Editor, Legal Era Magazine, Legal Media Group, India, welcomed the delegates.

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

  • Mathew Sherratt Qc

  • Nicholas Tse

  • John Carl Townsend

  • Christine Uriarte

  • Stephen Denyer

  • Bruce P. Elman

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SPONSORS & PARTNERS

Shanika-Amarasekara

Shanika Amarasekara
General Counsel & Company Secretary,
British Business Bank
(UK)


As General Counsel and Company Secretary of British Business Bank, Shanika Amarasekara is responsible for ensuring that the bank’s legal interests and its stakeholders are protected and that governance aspects of the institution function smoothly. Before joining British Business Bank in June 2014, Shanika worked as General Counsel at an institution established by a number of central banks to promote financial stability and economic development. She also has to her credit former stints with RBS as Director in its Structured Finance Team and with Allen & Overy as Senior Associate of Capital Markets.