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Simon Porter, Managing Consultant, LaurenceSimons

Simon Porter

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Area of Expertise
General Counsel and senior in-house counsel appointments within industry and commerce.

Sector Specialism
Simon’s focus at Laurence Simons includes the TMT, real estate and construction, and energy sectors.

Geographical coverage and languages spoken
United Kingdom

Education & Professional Qualifications
Bachelor of Science (BSc), Sociology

Track Record
Simon’s experience to date includes the successful running of retained assignments, advertised campaigns and executive search for a range of clients including start-ups and SME’s, to FTSE 100 businesses.

Recent placements include:

Legal Director, London - UK Charity
Group Company Secretary, London - FTSE 250 Business
Senior Legal Counsel, London - Global Software Business
Corporate Counsel, London - Property Developer
Corporate Counsel, London - FTSE 250 Business
Regulatory Affairs Director, London - E-Cigarettes Business
Legal Counsel, Sussex - Medical Devices Business
Group Legal Counsel, Surrey - Telecommunications Multinational
General Counsel, London - UK Advertising Agency
Legal Director, London - UK Charity
Commercial Legal Counsel, Hertfordshire - Technology Multinational
Treasury and Corporate M&A Counsel, Herefordshire - Technology Multinational
Legal Advisor, Hertfordshire - Multinational Car Manufacturer
Senior Legal Counsel, Bedfordshire - Telecommunications Multinational
European Contracts Manager, London - Multinational Software Company
Legal Counsel, London - Facilities Management Business
General Counsel, London - Multinational Logistics Business
Senior Legal Counsel, London - Global Software Business
In-house Property Lawyer, Oxfordshire - Luxury Retailer

About me
I have over ten years’ recruitment experience within the legal and compliance space. I'm heavily involved in Laurence Simons’ leading in-house house lawyers networking group as well as our widely acclaimed General Counsel dinners and seminars.

Outside of work my interests include travel, music, and keeping theory.