Richard Tapp Guest Speaker at LBDC SUMMIT


LBDC  |  Lawyers’ Business Development Club  |


-celebrating our 5th Anniversary-

Wednesday 2 November 2016 | 2.00 PM to 6.00 PM

Exciting News:

Richard Tapp to be our Guest Speaker


I am absolutely delighted to announce that:

Richard Tapp, General Counsel

will be our guest speaker at the our inaugural SUMMIT.

Richard has kindly agreed to give us a TALK about her personal career journey.

Richard Tapp  |  Profile

General Counsel and Company Secretary of Carillion plc


Richard is Company Secretary and Director of Legal Services.  He leads on legal and regulatory matters for Carillion globally, heading Carillion Legal and Carillion Secretariat, and has direct responsibility for the Ethics and Compliance Office, Corporate Communications, Government Affairs and Carillion Insurance.  He is also responsible for Carillion Advice Services, which provides a range of managed legal services offerings and resources, including as the largest provider of telephone advice services under the Legal Aid scheme.

Richard is a Solicitor, and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.  He holds first and post-graduate degrees in Law, together with that of Master of Business Administration.

He has led a range of innovative legal sourcing arrangements for Carillion, including the formation and development of the Carillion Legal Network. He speaks and writes on legal management and corporate governance issues, and is the co-author of Managing External Legal Resources (ICSA) and The In-House Lawyer’s Toolkit (Law Society Publishing). He is also General Editor and author of a number of contributions to The Future of the In-House Lawyer (Law Society Publishing, 2016).   He won the Most Innovative European In-House lawyer in the 2013 FT Innovative Lawyers awards.

Before joining Carillion, he was for six years Company Secretary and Group Legal Adviser for Blue Circle Industries PLC, a FT-SE 100 global heavy building materials business. He has established, run and integrated in-house legal teams in North and South America, Europe, Australasia, the Middle East and Asia.

Richard serves as a Trustee of the British Occupational Health Research Foundation and the International Senior Lawyers’ Project – UK.  He is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Centre for Ethics and Law at University College, London.  He was formerly a member of Council and of the Audit Committee and Finance Committee of Sheffield University.



I am very excited about our SUMMIT.  This will be a very special event.

It would be great to see you if you would be interested in joining us.

For more information, please click here.

I look forward to hearing from you.



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Previous Guest Speakers include:
The Chairman of Goldman Sachs International | The Deputy Worldwide Chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi | The CEO of Facebook (Ireland) | The CEO of PayPal (MENA) | The CEO of Hogan Lovells | The CEO of O2 / Telefonica

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