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Michael Smyth CBE

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Community Links' school
Phone: +44 ** **** ****  HQ Phone
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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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
Our Board of Trustees | About Us | Community Links, 21 Sept 2014 [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.
Michael Smyth CBE, ..., 27 May 2014 [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.
Wesleyan - Lawyers Advisory Board, 7 June 2014 [cached]
Michael Smyth CBE Lawyers Advisory Board Member - Michael Smyth Michael Smyth was a partner at Clifford Chance LLP for more than 20 years, where he led the public policy and government affairs practice, as well as having overall responsibility for the firm’s pro bono work.
He remains a consultant with the firm, as well as being a visiting professor of Queen Mary College, University of London and the University of Essex. He has extensive experience of litigating before domestic and international tribunals, including the European Court of Human rights.
Highly regarded by the legal directories for his public policy, defamation and administrative law expertise, he has also been cited in the International Commercial Litigation survey of top practitioners.
Michael is also a member of the Press Complaints Commission and was made a CBE in the 2009 Queen's Birthday Honours List for services to legal pro bono work.
Board of Directors | ISLP, 1 Aug 2014 [cached]
Michael Smyth CBE QC (Hon)
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