Benefiting from the Expert Advice of Leading General Counsel


The Lex Mundi Client Advisory Council, a group of senior in-house counsel from some of the world’s leading companies, is an essential resource for Lex Mundi and our member firms. Council members provide advice and guidance in a variety of areas so our member firms are always prepared to meet the needs of their clients.


Currently serving on the Lex Mundi Advisory Council are:

  • Bertrand Alexis, Head of Legal, M&A and Innovation
    Ooredoo
  • Laurence Bates, Director, Managing Executive Officer, General Counsel, Chief Risk Officer and Chief Compliance Officer
    Panasonic
  • Donny Ching, Legal Director
    Royal Dutch Shell plc
  • Isabelle Deschamps, General Counsel and Member of the Executive Committee
    AkzoNobel
  • Ryan Kipp, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
    Ag Growth International
  • Katarina Nilsson, General Counsel
    SCA
  • Graham Vanhegan, Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary
    The Weir Group PLC

Past Client Advisory Council Members

In addition to the current members, Senior In-House Counsel from the following organizations have previously served on our Client Advisory Council:

  • AIG Investments
  • Akzo Nobel NV
  • AngloGold Ashanti Limited
  • Audi
  • Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentina, S.A.
  • Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • Deere & Co.
  • DISH Network
  • First Solar, Inc.
  • Grupo Bimbo, S.A. de C.V.
  • Hanesbrands Inc.
  • H.J. Heinz Company
  • Hilton Hotel Corporation
  • Johnson Controls
  • Kimberly-Clark
  • Macquarie Group Limited
  • Magneti Marelli S.p.A.
  • Mars, Inc.
  • McCain Foods Limited
  • McDonald's Corporation
  • MCI
  • Mexichem
  • Milliken & Company
  • Mitsubishi Corporation
  • Nestle SA
  • Office Depot
  • Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Limited
  • PepsiCo
  • Pfizer, Inc.
  • Pirelli & C. S.p.A.
  • Reed Elsevier
  • Rio Tinto
  • Robert Bosch GmbH
  • Royal Dutch Shell plc
  • SABMiller plc
  • Sara Lee Corporation
  • Starbucks Corporation
  • Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation
  • Tata Sons Ltd.
  • Techtronic Industries Company Ltd
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
  • The New York Times
  • The Edrington Group Limited
  • thyssenkrupp AG
  • Votorantim Industrial
  • Wells Fargo