Advisory Panel

This event is produced by Netlaw Media in association with an Advisory Panel consisting of the following experts.

  • Prof. Stephen Mayson

    Honorary Professor of Law

    University College London

    For more than 30 years, Professor Stephen Mayson has advised law firms around the world on issues of strategy, economics, ownership, and valuation. He has a particular interest in the reconfiguration of the legal world being driven by competition and the Legal S…

  • Andrew Haslam

    UK eDisclosure Project Manager

    Squire Patton Boggs

    Andrew joined our 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 Grou…

  • Tim Aspinall

    CEO and Founder

    Aspinall Consultants

    Tim is the CEO and Founder of Aspinall Consultants Limited. He works with law firms, investors and new entrants into the legal services market on strategic projects including strategy reviews, pricing, productivity, client development, and mergers & acq…

  • Warren Foot

    Chief Executive

    Fulcrum Chambers

    Warren is a solicitor with significant and varied experience in legal business management. He was managing partner of niche City firm, Tarlo Lyons which he took into a merger with large regional player, Blake Lapthorn (now Blake Morgan LLP) in 2006. He was a Board…

  • Brandon Ransley

    UK Managing Partner


    Brandon Ransley was the UK Managing Partner of Dentons from December 2010 to April 2018.  As such, working closely with the CEO for the UK & Middle East offices he was responsible for the development and implementation of the firm’s strategy in the UK. …

  • Fay Gillott

    Senior Executive working with law firms and barristers chambers to improve profitability

    Fay is an experienced executive director specialising in operational and strategic development and change management in both the private and public sector. Fay joined Atkin Chambers in November 2015 to lead the sets strategic business development. In her pr…

  • Tony Brown


    AGB Legal

    Tony Brown created AGB Legal in 2010 specifically to work with traditional (and non-traditional) Law Firms, specialising in business improvement, performance management, organisational design, finance & business structures.
    Tony has a wealth of expe…

  • Eric Hunter

    Director of Knowledge, Technology & Innovation Strategies

    Bradford & Barthel

    Eric Hunter is the Director of Knowledge, Technology & Innovation Strategies at Bradford & Barthel, LLP, Executive Director of Spherical Models, LLC and a legal industry futurist. Eric leads the Spherical Models team focusing on spherical business i…

  • Zelinda Bennett

    ‎International Marketing and Business Development Director

    DLA Piper

    Zelinda is International Marketing Director and partner at DLA Piper, one of the world’s largest law firms.  She is responsible for delivering DLA Piper’s international client strategy. She oversees a budget of over £20m and has teams based in Europe, the Midd…

  • Don Hughes

    Vice President and EMEA General Counsel

    Hitachi Data Systems

    Dr Don Hughes has been Vice President and EMEA General Counsel of Hitachi Data Systems since October 2008 with responsibility for legal affairs in the EMEA region and for managing the company’s team of lawyers in Europe, Africa and Russia. Prior to Hitachi Don was…