Don't miss our Corporate Governance 2019 Webinar

Don't miss our Corporate Governance 2019 Webinar

Our Corporate Law programme seeks to cover both the day-to-day practical aspects of working in a corporate department, including topics like equity carve-outs and disputes, and more topical contemporary issues, like diversity reporting and the new Prospectus Regulation. 

Watch our Webinar: Corporate Governance in 2019

In this webinar, our experts provide a practical guide for a number of contemporary issues in corporate governance, including an overview of director's duties and best practices in various instances.


Lucy Blake, Managing Associate Linklaters

Lucy has a broad practice, advising multinational corporations and financial institutions on a range of business crime, ethical and public law issues. In particular, Lucy has extensive experience of working on complex, cross-border investigations into allegations of bribery and corruption, money laundering, fraud, cyber-crime, data privacy and other forms of wrongdoing. She also advises clients on public law issues including public inquiries, parliamentary hearings and judicial review.

Drawing on her experience in investigations and high-profile business-critical matters, Lucy offers clients strategic guidance to help them prepare for, and respond to, crisis situations. She also helps clients develop and implement robust policies and procedures to promote a genuine compliance culture and prevent crises and wrongdoing from taking place.

Lucy has been named as a “Rising Star” in Legal 500 for Corporate Governance in 2019 and 2020.

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James Walker, Head of Ethics and Compliance at Compass Group Plc.

James is a proactive and dynamic multi-lingual US qualified Lawyer with considerable international experience gained leading complex, international corporates in building and operating robust and effective Ethics & Compliance programmes.  He is able to demonstrate subject matter expert knowledge of regulatory and compliance issues within the areas of FCPA, UK Anti-Bribery Act, AML (including JMLSG Guidance and FCA Guide for Firms), Sanctions and Fraud.

Proven experience in building and implementing new policies and procedures to manage a diverse range of regulatory and compliance risks across a global business and providing training in multiple languages and jurisdictions. James has also led serious large scale investigations and compliance assessments and advised on best practices for anti-bribery, anti-money laundering and corruption.

He has guided companies through global scandals and advised senior management from the earliest moments an issue arises through the remediation of the issue including restructuring and change management. A thought leader in ethics and compliance who utilises excellent communication skills to build and develop effective teams and foster relationships with key stakeholders both internally and externally. Capable of maintaining high levels of morale and motivation both leading a team and working within a team environment even in the most pressurised and demanding situations. 

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