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.


  • Mathew Sherratt Qc

  • Nicholas Tse

  • John Carl Townsend

  • Christine Uriarte

  • Stephen Denyer

  • Bruce P. Elman

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Nimisha Agarwal
Senior Associate,
Taylor Wessing LLP

Nimisha Agarwal is a senior associate in the Disputes and Investigations group specialising in corporate crime and compliance. Nimisha has been individually ranked as a Top 100 Investigations Specialist, world-wide.

Her clients come from a range of industries including pharmaceuticals, healthcare, telecommunications, digital media, consumer goods, aviation, mining and financial markets.

Her practice covers a range of areas of corporate crime including anti-bribery, fraud, anti - money laundering, export controls, financial sanctions, date protection, whistle-blowing and compliance. Clients are both individuals and corporates, from various sectors including natural resources, finance, tech and pharmaceuticals, and are located around the world.

She has acted on some of the highest profile global investigations into corporate crime, including investigations into Rolls Royce, Alstom, LIBOR and Forex manipulation, General Abacha, News International, Innospec, Tchenguiz Brothers and Olympic Stadium bidding.

She has advised on matters where a range of regulators have been involved, including the MRHA.

She regularly assists clients in reviewing policies, drafting compliance manuals and standard operating procedures and implementing compliance programs. These documents have focused on the Bribery Act as well as wider corporate governance and compliance issues. She has delivered training both in – person and by video.