Tim was the Senior Partner of Slaughter and May, one of the leading international law firms. As Senior Partner, he had overall responsibility for the firm’s external relationships and played a leading role in the development and implementation of strategy for its integrated network of independent law firms across the world.
After graduating in modern history, Tim joined Slaughter and May in 1973 as a trainee and became a partner in 1983. His practice primarily involved mergers and acquisitions, corporate and general corporate finance. He advised companies and institutions from a range of jurisdictions, in particular, Europe and the USA.
Tim is Group Senior Advisor at G3, one of the leading international strategic advisory groups based in London. G3 provides strategic intelligence and investigative consulting services with particular focus on Europe (including Russia and the CIS), Africa, the Middle East and parts of Asia and Latin America.
Tim is also senior non-executive director of Big Yellow Group PLC, a member of the Board of the National Theatre and Chair-elect of the international charity WaterAid.
He is a Senior Adviser to Chatham House, a Vice-Chair of Business for New Europe, a member of International Advisory Board of Uria Menendez, the Strategic Advisory Board of Bonelli Erede Pappalardo, the International Chamber of Commerce UK Governing Body, the Development Committee of the National Gallery and the Audit Committee of the Wellcome Trust.
He is also Chair of the Economist Trust and of The Air Squadron (an association of pilots who promote aviation through flying activities).