Clare Wardle, General Counsel & Company Secretary at Coca-Cola European Partners
Guest Speaker @ 2nd Annual General Counsel Summit
23 May 2018, 2.00 PM to 6.30 PM | CMS, 78 Cannon Street, London
I hope you are well. I am absolutely delighted that Clare Wardle will be our guest speaker at our *2nd Annual GC Summit* in London on 23 May 2018. Clare has very generously agreed to give us a TED-style Talk about her personal career journey and share with us lessons she has learned along the way.
Clare has been General Counsel & Company Secretary at Coca-Cola European Partners and member of the Executive leadership team since May 2016 and is a sponsor of CCEP’s Diversity Council. She is also chairman of Basketball England. She has considerable international experience in risk, governance, competition and compliance. Between 2010 and May 2016, Clare has played a leading role in many development and expansion projects as Group General Counsel at Kingfisher – Europe’s largest home improvement retail group. During her time at the FTSE100 Company, she launched the hugely successful Kingfisher Women’s Network, which has seen an increase of senior women within the business. Before joining Kingfisher, Clare was Company Secretary and General Counsel and then Commercial Director of Tube Lines Limited, taking a leading role in its successful sale to TfL. Prior to this she was Head of Post Office Ltd Legal Services where among other things she was helped set up and manage telecoms and financial services offerings, became a recognised expert in digital signatures and encryption and played a major role in the restructure of the post office network. She was called to the bar in 1984, joined Lovells in 1986 and moved to Royal Mail in 1996.
TED-style Talks @ 2nd Annual GC Summit
London | Wednesday, 23 May 2018 | 2.00 PM to 6.30 PM | CMS, Cannon St, London
Sponsors: Matheson & CMS
Some of the most influential and inspirational General Counsel in the UK have very kindly agreed to give us a 20 minute TED-style TALK about their personal career journey and share with us some lessons they learned along the way. I hope it will be a very enjoyable, fun and inspirational afternoon.
My thanks to our sponsors:
- Éanna Mellett, corporate partner and resident counsel in Matheson’s London office.
- Rita Lowe, Head of Banking and Finance at CMS.
Contact: Colin Carroll
Please feel free to get in touch if you would like more information or would be interested in purchasing a ticket.
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- Matheson was named Ireland’s Legal Adviser of the Year in the Mergermarket European M&A Awards 2017.
- Matheson was ranked Ireland’s Most Innovative Law Firm in the 2017 Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Awards. In addition, the firm was ranked in the FT’s Top 20 Most Innovative Law Firms in Europe.
- Matheson won seven Finance Dublin Deals of the Year 2017 relating to M&A, Equity Capital Markets, Loans and Financing and International Financial Services.
- Matheson was named International Firm in the Americas by International Tax Review 2017 and also won European Financial Services Tax Deal of the Year.
- Matheson was named UCITS Law Firm of the Year by the Hedge Fund Journal 2017
- Matheson won ILO Client Choice Awards in the categories of Corporate, Banking and IT and Internet Law in Ireland.
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It would be great to hear from you
I’d love to see you on 23 May if you were free and interested in joining us.
I hope to see you soon.
Have a great evening,