Manchester United GC Talk

“LBDC”   (“Lawyers’ Business Development Club”)

London │ Dublin │ Dubai │ Boston │ New York

Manchester United:  General Counsel Talk


We have a very exciting event planned for the  “LBDC”  (“Lawyers’ Business Development Club“)  in London.

Our guest speaker will be:

PATRICK STEWART the General Counsel or Director of Legal & Business Affairs at Manchester United.

When: Tuesday, 21 April, 2015
  Pre-Talk drinks: 6.00 p.m. –  6.30 p.m.  Patrick Stewart (Man Utd)   Talk:  6.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m.
Where: The fab new offices of Keltie LLP,  No. 1 London Bridge,  London,  SE1 9BA
 Sponsor: Keltie LLP

Patrick Stewart:  Talk

Patrick has kindly agreed to tell us about his personal career journey and share his experience working for one of the largest sports teams in the world – Manchester United.

Patrick Stewart:  Manchester United General Counsel


PATRICK STEWART is the Director of Legal & Business Affairs at Manchester United.

Patrick started out in private practice as an IP/IT lawyer and worked with two of Scotland’s leading commercial firms.

In 2001 he moved to Switzerland to take up the position as legal counsel with TEAM Marketing, a leading sports marketing agency with close ties to UEFA.  In that role he was responsible for negotiating a broad range of media and sponsorship contracts for the UEFA Champions League.

Patrick joined Manchester United in 2006 to head-up the newly created Legal & Business Affairs Department.  His responsibilities include negotiating key sponsorship and image rights deals and overseeing the handling of the club’s legal and brand protection issues.

About our sponsor: Keltie LLP

Keltie Logo_Black 7.jpeg

We are delighted to announce that Keltie LLP will sponsor and host the LBDCs  exclusive Guest Speaker evening event with Patrick Stewart. Special thanks to Keltie partner Sean Cummings and his colleague Katy Montague.

Keltie is one of the most respected patent and trade mark attorney firms in Europe. It works closely with law firms to assist them and their clients with patent, trade mark and design matters, including securing IP protection and advising on contentious issues and transactional matters.

The firm acts globally across the full range of IP law, in all fields of commerce and technology. Much more than just a filing agency, it also offers IP consulting services to owners and managers of IP, including in-house IP teams and law firms who handle IP portfolios.

Keltie’s virtual firm, K2, is an innovative network of freelance IP professionals supported by Keltie’s top-rank resources. The network gives access to proven achievers in the IP world with decades of high-level experience. They work flexibly on a dispersed but cohesive basis, liaising with each other and with their colleagues in Keltie. This gives K2 a virtual structure but a real backbone.

Keltie is celebrated for its award-winning, visionary approach to looking after its people. Its growth has also been fuelled by a reputation for commercial advice, excellent service and progressive thinking. In a profession that exists to protect creativity, Keltie stands out as one of the world’s most innovative practices.”


If you would like to RSVP for this special event, please drop me a line:

I look forward to hearing from you.

Have a good evening.



Colin Carroll


LBDC   (“Lawyers’ Business Development Club“)

London │ Dublin │ Dubai │ Boston │ New York


Telephone:   0044 7917 301 070




The  LBDC  is sponsored by:

Global Sponsor:   CityJet


Most recent  LBDC  event




1ST  “LBDC”  Managing Partners’ Legal Dinner –  hosted by the Irish Ambassador to Great Britain (Daniel Mulhall) at the Irish Embassy (Grosvenor Place)


Upcoming  LBDC  events in London, Dublin & Dubai




“LBDC” will launch in Dubai in March

Date: Monday 23 March, 2015.

Guest speaker:  Adil Khan, CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi (MENA)

Sponsor:  Donohoe & Co (one of London’s leading family law firms)




The GENERAL COUNSEL of a Premiership Football Club will be our guest speaker.

Date: March/April (date tbc)


Worldwide Chairman (Deputy) of Saatchi & Saatchi  (Richard Hytner) will be our guest speaker.

Date: 19 March.

Sponsor: Matheson (one of Ireland’s “Top 5” law firms)


St Patrick’s Day – exclusive GENERAL COUNSEL  Roundtable in Mayfair

Sponsor: Invest Northern Ireland

Date: 17 March 2015




Exclusive GENERAL COUNSEL Breakfast Roundtable.

Date: Thursday, 5 March 2015

Sponsor: William Fry (one of Ireland’s “Top 5” law firms)


Comments are closed.

Blog at

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: