Director of Risk & Compliance
Chris has overall responsibility for risk management and compliance within the firm.
This involves ensuring that the firm and its partners and staff meets relevant regulatory obligations, and that partners, other lawyers and staff at the firm have the necessary information and tools to enable them to support and meet that objective. The role also involves identifying ways in which knowledge and awareness of risks can help manage and reduce them, and so support achievement of the firm's overall strategy and goals. Chris is also responsible for managing the firm's professional indemnity insurance requirements.Chris qualified and practised as a litigation lawyer before moving into in-house and, latterly, risk management roles. He has more than 15 years' experience in law firm risk management, working in other leading international law firms.
Partner, Head of Competition, EU & Trade
Alan heads the Competition, EU & Trade Group at Pinsent Masons. He is qualified as a solicitor in England and Ireland, and practised in Brussels for six years including a year with the European Commission.
John is Managing Partner of Pinsent Masons, and has overall responsibility for the day-to-day management and operations of the firm globally.
Joanne is head of the Health sector but sits within the Corporate Group, specialising principally in private company and private equity work including acquisitions and disposals, buy-in and buy-outs, joint ventures and investments.