Roger is the firm's general counsel, responsible for risk and compliance, drawing on his prior corporate practice experience.
As general counsel and risk management partner, reporting to the chief executive officer, Roger has oversight responsibility within the firm for risk management and compliance. He also provides in-house legal support to the business on law firm regulation, professional indemnity insurance and governance issues. Roger sits on our senior operations directors committee and chairs our international risk partners group.
Roger has extensive prior experience in advising on corporate transactions. He has advised on all aspects of company law and has experience of merger and acquisition and securities work, including acquisitions and disposals of companies and businesses, structured finance, equity finance, initial public offerings (IPOs), public takeovers, privatisations, LLP conversion and reorganisations. Since 2007, Roger has specialised in risk management, regulatory compliance and professional indemnity insurance.
Roger is a member of the City of London Law Society Professional Rules and Regulation Committee and responded at length on the SRA's recent consultation on Outcome Focussed Regulation and related changes in 2011. He is also an occasional speaker at conferences on risk and compliance.