LegalTech Talks delivered live on 9th June 2020 at 3 pm BST.
Join industry leaders as they discuss the GC perspective on; innovation, operational leadership, technology and culture, during this enforced transition. This round-table will debate the impact and what’s needed to better support organisations, now and in the future.
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Andrew Haslam (Chair), eDisclosure Project Manager
Squire Patton Boggs
Andrew joined the London office in 2016 as UK eDisclosure Project Manager, after nearly 20 years of working as an independent consultant. He supports the Litigation and International Dispute Resolution Practice Groups.
Working closely with the Practice Group Leaders, Andrew advises lawyers in the UK on all aspects of eDisclosure from the initial stages of data identification and preservation, all the way through to selection of courtroom systems. He serves as a resource for lawyers and clients in completing the different protocols used in the disclosure process.
Working closely with the Learning & Professional Development team, Andrew supports and trains trainees and associates, and provides client briefings on litigation readiness and data protection advice.
Andrew is regularly asked to help organise and chair conferences, as well as lead stages, chair webinars and speak at events. He writes white papers and op-ed pieces, blogs on LinkedIn and engages on eDisclosure issues on Twitter. He also produces an annual report on LegalTech and the Buyer’s Guide to eDisclosure systems.
Chantelle Zemba, General Counsel
Deliveroo appointed Chantelle Zemba as its new General Counsel in April 2019. Ms Zemba sits on Deliveroo’s Management Team and plays a key role as Deliveroo seeks to become the definitive food company.
Ms Zemba worked at Deliveroo as Head of Corporate and Compliance since February 2017. In that time she oversaw the company expanding into new markets, including Taiwan and Kuwait, as well as expanding rapidly in existing territories, such as the UK, France and Italy.
Ms Zemba has led every Deliveroo fundraise since the Series A, including the latest Series G led by Amazon. The company has raised a total of almost $1.53bn.
Ms Zemba oversaw Deliveroo’s acquisition of US food company Maple in May 2017, which brought Deliveroo new technology and expertise in developing physical kitchens designed specifically for delivery. And she led Deliveroo’s move to make all of its permanent employees shareholders in May 2018.
Ms Zemba joined Deliveroo in 2017, before when she was working as a Senior Associate in the Financial Institutions team at Norton Rose Fulbright, which she joined in November 2012. Prior to that, she worked at the private equity specialist law firm Dickson Minto in London and in the corporate and capital markets team at Simpson Grierson in New Zealand.
Jeremy Barton, General Counsel
Jeremy Barton is General Counsel of KPMG UK, one of the largest member firms of KPMG’s global network providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. Leading a team of 80 people, he is responsible for legal and corporate governance matters, and advises the Chairman and Board on practice protection, strategic M&A and legal and regulatory risks. He is a member of the Executive Leadership Team.
Graduating in law from Cambridge, Jeremy obtained his Law Society Finals in London after a break to compete for Great Britain as an international athlete. He now lives outside London with his wife and daughters, taking time to run and bike in the Surrey Hills.
Before joining KPMG Jeremy was:
- General Counsel: The Boston Consulting Group, leading a global team of lawyers in the USA, Europe and Asia-Pacific, with heavy focus on governance and risk management;
- General Counsel: Ernst & Young Global, driving transformation of internal governance and legal structures;
- Deputy General Counsel: Andersen Worldwide and General Counsel – EMEIA, where he led a 50-strong team of lawyers in the dismantling of the Andersen organisation in 2002-3;
- Corporate lawyer: Norton Rose Fulbright in London and Paris.
Catie Sheret, General Counsel
Cambridge University Press
Catie has worked as an in-house lawyer in educational publishing for most of her career, moving to the Press in May 2018. She is responsible for legal and compliance, and leads a team of 30+ supporting an international business.
Before joining the Press, she worked at Pearson first as a junior lawyer then eventually as SVP, Chief Privacy Officer, and Associate General Counsel for its £1bn Core Markets group. She trained at Linklaters, having graduated in law from the London School of Economics, and was in the Commercial team at Charles Russell before the move in-house.
Her ambition is to help the organisations she works for appreciate the value that in-house lawyers and compliance professionals bring. She also thinks in-house colleagues can do a lot more to help demonstrate that value. She is particularly interested in bringing operational and process focus to her team’s work to ensure that it delivers that value.