Held in the world’s legal capital on November 09 & 10, 2017, the conference witnessed participation from leading GCs & business lawyers.

Geopolitics, Conflict & Crisis: Key Challenges For Lawyers & Business

Adding one more feather to its much-decorated cap, Legal Era Magazine organized the 6th Edition Legal Era Conclave 2017 in the beautiful city of London, making it the second such event to be hosted in what is also known as the world’s leading legal capital. The Conclave, held at Hotel Crowne Plaza, London, UK, and spread over November 09 and 10, 2017, saw meaningful participation from leading GCs and business lawyers from different parts of the world. Panel discussions on a wide range of topics were led by numerous international speakers and senior corporate counsel from multinational companies.

The inaugural session of the Summit was aptly titled, “Geopolitics, Conflict & Crisis: Key Challenges For Lawyers & Business,” and saw Robert Wyld, Partner, Johnson Winter & Slattery, and Immediate Past Co-Chair, IBA, Anti-Corruption Committee, Australia; Stephen Denyer, Director, Strategic Relationships, The Law Society of England & Wales, UK; V. Lakshmikumaran, Founder and Managing Partner, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan (L&S), India; and Abhijit Mukhopadhyay, President (Legal) & General Counsel (Europe), Hinduja Group, UK, taking to the stage to elaborate on the idea behind the Conclave and its central theme. Aakriti Raizada, Founder & Managing Editor, Legal Era Magazine, Legal Media Group, India, welcomed the delegates.


  • Mathew Sherratt Qc

  • Nicholas Tse

  • John Carl Townsend

  • Christine Uriarte

  • Stephen Denyer

  • Bruce P. Elman

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shukla wassan

Shukla Wassan
Executive Director-Legal & Corporate Affairs, South Asia
Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd.

Shukla Wassan is the Executive Director – Legal & Company Secretary of Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt Ltd and Chairperson of International Beverages Pvt. Ltd, Bangladesh; Bottlers Nepal Limited and Bottlers Nepal (Terai) Limited, Nepal; subsidiaries of The Coca-Cola Company plc. She is a member of The Coca-Cola Company Bottling Investment Group Women’s Advisory Counsel and a Founder Member of Indian Corporate Counsel Association. Her areas of expertise include joint ventures, strategic alliances, fund structuring, intellectual property, indirect taxation, competition law and corporate governance and compliance. She is a law graduate from Calcutta University and a fellow member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.