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Philip Wood, CBE, QC (Hon)

Philip Wood, CBE, QC (Hon) is Special Global Counsel at Allen & Overy in London where he works full time. He is head of their Global Law Intelligence Unit and visiting professor or fellow at the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge and London (Queen Mary college).  He has written 18 books on international financial law and recently a book for the general reader “The Fall of the Priests and the Rise of the Lawyers” (Bloomsbury/Hart 2016).  He has composed a lively pop song called “The Face” which will be sung by the choir accompanied by the orchestra.

Saunderson House provide a complete financial planning and investment service to high net-worth individuals, trusts and other institutional clients.

Its award-winning investment proposition is based on macroeconomic research and active asset allocation.

They offer a team-based approach, first class advisory capability and an adherence to core values of being client-centric, with an emphasis on transparency of process and pricing.

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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP helps its clients navigate the world’s most complex business issues. Its transactional, regulatory and risk teams work together seamlessly and build long-term relationships that withstand the most pressurised situations. 


Founded in 1931, Weil has been a preeminent provider of legal services for more than 80 years. Widely recognized by those covering the legal profession as best in class, Weil’s lawyers regularly advise clients globally on their most complex Litigation, Corporate, Restructuring, and Tax and Benefits matters. With 20 offices worldwide – 9 in the United States and 11 across Europe, Middle East and Asia – Weil has been a pioneer in establishing a geographic footprint that has allowed the Firm to partner with clients wherever they do business

Russell-Cooke is a top 100 law firm with around 200 highly-regarded specialist lawyers. We work for a mix of commercial, not-for-profit and private clients. Many Russell-Cooke teams and people are leaders in their fields, winning accolades in areas as diverse as commercial property, regulation, crime and childcare law. 

Outer Temple Chambers

Outer Temple Chambers provide bespoke legal services for solicitors, in-house counsel, professional clients and private individuals. Our success is built on sound legal advice and effective problem-solving, focused wholly on the individual needs of our clients.

Sprout IT

With a complete focus on our Legal-only client base, SproutIT provide bespoke services ranging from technical support through to high level consultancy, project management, strategy and compliance.  Based in Temple and founded in 2006, we work tirelessly to provide a level of service that allows clients to trust us with the management and evolution of their business systems and technology. 

Gerard McDermott Ltd

Gerard McDemott QC Ltd is a unique law firm specialising in the field of personal injury law. We are specialists in travel law and international injury claims, particularly those involving UK citizens injured in the United States and Europe.

PIC are Professional Solicitors' Costs Lawyers & Costs Consultants specialising in Civil Litigation claims, including personal injury ranging from catastrophic injury to clinical negligence and Court of Protection matters as well as professional negligence and commercial cases.


39 Essex Chambers is a leading multi-discipline barristers’ chambers based in London, Manchester, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. With over 125 barristers, more than 40 of whom are silks, Chambers offers depth and quality of expertise across a wide range of practice areas and specialist sectors including commercial litigation, construction & engineering, commercial fraud, financial services, insurance, alternative dispute resolution, energy, oil & gas, shipping, telecoms, planning, environmental, personal injury and public law, both in the UK and worldwide. For more information visit www.39essex.com

Smart communications for the modern legal world

MD Communications offers expert communications and reputation management to legal and professional services businesses on a local, national and international scale. We combine an acute understanding of the importance of effective PR with deep, long-term knowledge of the legal sector.

Our comprehensive and holistic service platform includes legal directory outsourcing, social media training and support, and brand management. For more information, visit www.mdcomms.co.uk, email info@mdcomms.co.uk, or call Melissa Davis, managing director, on 0203 475 3727

Corner House Design & Print Ltd is a family run graphic design & print studio, based in Manchester we work with clients ranging from multi national corporate companies through to the local shop. Whether it be a business card or a full re-brand Corner House can confidently work through your brief to ensure the customer is happy with the end product!

Visit www.cornerhousedesign.co.uk to find out more about us, drop us an email at chdesign@globalnet.co.uk, or call Dave Evans, Managing Director on 0161 777 6000