Legal Council
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About the Council

The Legal Council is a group dedicated exclusively to experienced general counsels based in EMEA and runs as a self-governed, vendor-free, and strictly member-only trusted group. We bring together members facing similar issues and prominent speakers to participate in a candid and confidential peer exchange of insights into the legal function, best practices, and feedback about common issues.


  • The global economic implications of the Ukraine crisis
  • What the postpandemic world may look like in your legal department
  • How to retain and manage talent in the legal departments
  • Sanctions: US and European perspectives

Who Should Join?

Members are experienced general counsels and chief legal officers of companies based in EMEA, with minimum revenue of €1 billion.

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Paul Van Hooghten

Meet your Program Director

Paul Van Hooghten

Council Director, Legal Council, The Conference Board

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