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Michael Smyth CBE

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Community Links' school
Phone: +44 ** **** ****  HQ Phone
Local Address:  London , United Kingdom
Community Links
105 Barking Road,
Canning Town , London E16 4HQ
United Kingdom

Company Description: Community Links is an innovative inner city charity running community-based projects in east London. Founded in 1977, we now help over 50,000 vulnerable children,...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • MA
    Clare College
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Web References
Our Board of Trustees | About Us | Community Links, 18 July 2015 [cached]
Michael Smyth CBE (Chair) Michael Smyth was for more than twenty years a partner in Clifford Chance, the leading city law firm that has supported Community Links for many years.
Team | Project Associates, 29 Dec 2014 [cached]
Michael Smyth CBE
Michael Smyth CBE is an Advisory Board member and has had a distinguished career as a lawyer for over 30 years. He was latterly global head of public policy and government relations at Clifford Chance and also had responsibility for the firm's administrative law, media litigation and pro bono practices. He remains a prominent expert on legal issues affecting public policy and administration. In the past The Times Law 100 has voted him one of the UK's 100 most influential lawyers, and the London Evening Standard voted him one of London's 1000 most influential people. He is also an author, commentator and visiting professor.
Michael has operated at the interface of government, regulators, NGOs, the City, think tanks, the third sector, professional bodies and business generally. He is actively involved in the voluntary sector and is chairman of several organisations including Community Links and Law for Life, the foundation for public legal education.
Michael has an MA from Clare College, Cambridge.
Michael Smyth CBE
Law for Life » Patrons and trustees, 7 Mar 2015 [cached]
Michael Smyth CBE, Chairman
Michael Smyth CBE
Michael Smyth was for more than twenty years a partner in the firm Clifford Chance.
Until his retirement in 2010 Michael headed up Clifford Chance's pro bono efforts as well as leading the firm's Public Policy Practice and CSR activities.
Michael writes and lectures regularly and is highly recommended in industry surveys for his administrative law, public policy and defamation expertise and is cited in International Commercial Litigation survey of top practitioners. He is author of Business and the Human Rights Act (2000) and is Consulting Editor of UK Human Rights Reports and Chairman of Public Concern at Work, the whistleblowing charity, and the Social Welfare Law Coalition. He is Vice Chairman of the International Bar Association's CSR committee. Michael was made a Commander of the British Empire in 2009 in the Queen's Birthday Honours List for services to legal pro bono work.
Michael Smyth CBE QC ..., 1 Oct 2015 [cached]
Michael Smyth CBE QC (Hon)
Press Complaints Commission >> About the PCC >> Who's Who >> Commission Members, 17 Mar 2014 [cached]
Michael Smyth CBE
Michael Smyth CBE (public member) Former senior partner, Clifford Chance
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