Alumni Network

Welcome to the Charles Russell Speechlys Alumni Network.

The alumni program is open to all former Charles Russell Speechlys employees.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, whatever your previous role with us or whatever you're doing now, you were and still are, part of our community. 

Through this network we aim to enable you to keep in touch with your old colleagues, and keep updated with the latest firm news and developments through our Alumni newsletter. We would also like to keep you informed with details of our annual alumni receptions and other exciting events.

Many of our alumni have had fascinating career journeys since their time at Charles Russell Speechlys. You can hear all about their stories through video and articles below.

If you are a Charles Russell Speechlys alumnus/alumna and would like to be a part of the network, please complete the alumni registration form below.

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Upcoming events

Join us at our annual Alumni Reception on 1 March 2023

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Spotlight stories

Spotlight on Holly Sage - Head of Legal at Farfetch

Spotlight on Holly Sage - Head of Legal at Farfetch

Holly shares her fascinating career journey that’s taken her all over the globe.

Spotlight on Simon J Slater

Spotlight on Simon J Slater

Simon J Slater joined Charles Russell in 1994 as the firm's first Marketing Director.

Spotlight on Olivia Mackie - Associate General Counsel at Babylon

Spotlight on Olivia Mackie - Associate General Counsel at Babylon

Olivia shares her experience working in-house and why the transition to being an in-house lawyer was exactly the right move for her.

News

Charles Russell Speechlys advises Sage on sponsorship deals

Charles Russell Speechlys advises Sage on sponsorship deals

Charles Russell Speechlys has advised Sage, a global leader in software technology, on a series of high-profile partnership deals

Charles Russell Speechlys succeed in Greggs v Zurich Covid-19 insurance trial

Charles Russell Speechlys succeed in Greggs v Zurich Covid-19 insurance trial

Charles Russell Speechlys successfully act for Greggs in landmark business interruption trial

Charles Russell Speechlys’ next generation lead the way in eprivateclient’s Top 35 Under 35

Charles Russell Speechlys’ next generation lead the way in eprivateclient’s Top 35 Under 35

Four leading young Private Wealth practitioners selected for eprivateclient Top 35 Under 35 rankings

Record number of leading individuals for Charles Russell Speechlys in Chambers HNW 2022

Record number of leading individuals for Charles Russell Speechlys in Chambers HNW 2022

Read about Charles Russell Speechlys' rankings in Chambers High Net Worth 2022

Charles Russell Speechlys awarded Private Client Law Firm by eprivateclient

Charles Russell Speechlys awarded Private Client Law Firm by eprivateclient

Charles Russell Speechlys awarded Private Client Law Firm by eprivateclient

Charles Russell Speechlys achieves colour trade mark registration for iconic ‘Cadbury Purple’

Charles Russell Speechlys achieves colour trade mark registration for iconic ‘Cadbury Purple’

This decision marks the end of a long journey to register a colour trade mark without contours for Cadbury’s iconic purple brand.

Windrush Day 2022 – supporting access to justice

Windrush Day 2022 – supporting access to justice

Charles Russell Speechlys is proud to continue supporting survivors of the Windrush scandal in their fight for justice.

Pro bono support for major office premises move for charity in Stoke-on-Trent

Pro bono support for major office premises move for charity in Stoke-on-Trent

Emmaus entities provide safe homes, community support and meaningful work to formerly homeless people across the UK.

Jeremy Arnold joins Charles Russell Speechlys as Tax Trusts and Succession Senior Counsel

Jeremy Arnold joins Charles Russell Speechlys as Tax Trusts and Succession Senior Counsel

Jeremy Arnold joins Charles Russell Speechlys as Tax Trusts and Succession Senior Counsel

Charles Russell Speechlys strengthens its landed estates offering with the appointment of Alastair Morrison

Charles Russell Speechlys strengthens its landed estates offering with the appointment of Alastair Morrison

Charles Russell Speechlys strengthens its landed estates offering with the appointment of Alastair Morrison

Simon Ridpath featured in the Lawyer’s Hot 100 list

Simon Ridpath featured in the Lawyer’s Hot 100 list

Simon Ridpath features in The Lawyer’s Hot 100 list

Charles Russell Speechlys promotes six to Partner

Charles Russell Speechlys promotes six to Partner

Charles Russell Speechlys promotes six to Partner

Pro bono client Everyday Plastic launches collaboration with Greenpeace UK

Pro bono client Everyday Plastic launches collaboration with Greenpeace UK

Are you aware of how much plastic is passing through your home? Do you know what happens to it?

Tom Henderson joins Charles Russell Speechlys as Head of Trusts

Tom Henderson joins Charles Russell Speechlys as Head of Trusts

Tom Henderson joins Charles Russell Speechlys as Head of Trusts

Charles Russell Speechlys joins Global Alliance of Impact Lawyers as a Founding Member

Charles Russell Speechlys joins Global Alliance of Impact Lawyers as a Founding Member

We are delighted to announce that the firm has joined the Global Alliance of Impact Lawyers (GAIL) as a Founding Member.

Charles Russell Speechlys awarded Gold Award by Stonewall

Charles Russell Speechlys awarded Gold Award by Stonewall

The firm has received a Gold Award from Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Index for its commitment and actions to be an inclusive employer.

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