Liz Walker General Counsel

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The Chairman of Goldman Sachs International | The Deputy Worldwide Chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi | The CEO of PayPal (MENA) | The CEO of Hogan Lovells | The CEO of O2 / Telefonica | The CEO of Saatchi & Sa atchi (MENA) | The CEO of PwC (Ireland) | The CEO of Bank of Ireland (UK) | The CEO of Sunderland FC | The CEO of the Law Society of England & Wales |
The GC of MetLife Inc. | The GC of Pearson Plc | The GC of Manchester United FCThe GC of the Intercontinental Hotels Group | The GC of The Weir Group plc  | The GC of Network Rail | The GC of Carillion plc | 


 LBDC (London) 

Exclusive Event


Guest Speaker




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Good morning,

We will have a wonderful guest speaker for our first event of 2016: Liz Walker, General Counsel BT Global Services.  LIZ has kindly agreed to give us a Talk about her personal career journey.

LBDC  |  Lawyers’ Business Development Club |
London │ Dublin │ Dubai │ Boston │ New York | San Francisco
46th  Guest Speaker Event
When: Wednesday, 13 January 2016 
Time: 7.30 AM to 8.00 AM | Continental Breakfast

8.00 AM to 9.00 AM | LIZ WALKER TALK

Cost: FREE
RSVP: Email:  colin[at]
Venue The stunning Innholders’ Hall

LIZ WALKER | General Counsel BT Global Services


Liz leads Global Services legal, regulatory, governance and compliance activities across UK, Europe, USA, Latin America and Asia and her team is based around the globe in key jurisdictions.

The team delivers practical, commercially focused and cost-effective solutions enabling business while supporting and protecting the interests and assets of BT globally using a mix of in-house and external resources. In addition Liz is responsible for shaping, implementing and driving the global legal vision and strategy. As well as being a member of the Global Services Leadership Team, Liz represents Global Services on the Legal, Governance and Compliance Leadership Team.

Liz joined BT in 1991 and began her career as a Commercial manager supporting the UK and global businesses. This included spending time in Atlanta, US with BT’s first international outsourcing company, Syncordia, and then BT Germany.

On returning to the UK Liz was responsible for the legal and commercial support to global deals in Global Services. In 2009 she was appointed VP and Chief Counsel for EMEA & Latin America, running a multi-national, multi-jurisdictional team of lawyers, regulatory specialists and contract managers covering all aspects of the legal, regulatory and compliance needs for BT in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin America.

In March 2012 Liz took on the role of VP Organisational Health working across the globe to drive the transformation of Global Services into a healthier organisation.

In June 2014 Liz became VP, CEO Office to set up and run a small team delivering efficiency, effectiveness, governance and compliance across the GSLT.

Prior to BT, Liz worked as a Commercial Executive in a UK WAN business.

Liz is a qualified solicitor and a member of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. Her interests include Scouting and working with young people, particularly on an international level. She has recently been appointed County Commissioner for Hertfordshire Scouts.

About our Sponsor | Reed Smith


Reed Smith represents many of the world’s leading companies in complex litigation and other high-stakes disputes, cross-border and other strategic transactions, and crucial regulatory matters.

With lawyers from coast-to-coast in the United States, as well as in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, Reed Smith is known for its experience across a broad array of industry sectors. Reed Smith counsels 13 of the world’s 15 largest commercial and savings banks; 25 of the world’s 35 largest oil and gas companies; and the world’s three largest pharmaceutical distribution and wholesale companies. Reed Smith’s shipping practice has been designated among the most preeminent in the world, and its advertising law practice is regarded as among the legal industry’s finest.

Thomas Ince | Reed Smith


Our thanks to Thomas Ince for sponsoring our exclusive LBDC event.

Thomas is a partner and Deputy Practice Group Leader of the Employment Group, with responsibility for Europe and the Middle East. Thomas practises all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law.


It would be great to see you if you were interested in joining us at the LBDC | Lawyers’ Business Development Club |.

Places will be limited and will be offered on a first-come first-served basis.  A waiting list will be in operation once all the places have been allocated.

To RSVP, please email me:

I look forward to hearing from you.


Upcoming Talks

Over the next few months, we will have some wonderful LBDC Talks taking place in:

New York


San Francisco


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Guest Speaker | Orla MuldoonChief Counsel EMEIA & Asia for Archer Daniels Midland

Orla Muldoon

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Guest Speaker:  Matthew Fawcett, Senior VP and General Counsel of NetApp

Matthew Fawcett (senior vice president, general counsel, and secretary of NetApp)

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Guest Speaker: Gareth Lambe, CEO of Facebook (Ireland)


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