Advisory Board

The Best Lawyers Board of Advisors is an esteemed group of distinguished legal professionals from around the world. Almost 400 organizations are currently represented including leaders from many of the world's preeminent law firms and general counsel from Fortune 500 and Global 500 companies.

  • 437 Members

  • 387 Lawyers

  • 45 Corporate Counsel

  • 395 Organizations

  • 59 Countries

Advisory Board Spotlight

John is one of Ireland’s leading lawyers and has many years' experience in banking and corporate matters on a very broad range of transactions and projects.  He provides legal and strategic advice to many corporate and financial institutions and State agencies.
 He is our partner charged with leading the firm’s global relationships with international law firms. 
 John was the firm's Chairman from May 2008 to April 2015.  He trained and qualified with McCann FitzGerald.  After a stint with a UK magic circle firm, he became a partner in the firm's Finance Group in 1991 and, from 1991 until August 2002, he led our London office.
Since 2014, John is a non executive director of Kingspan Group PLC.
Antonio Corrêa Meyer is a founding partner of Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice Advoagados. He practices infrastructure and project finance along with intellectual property, franchise and technology rights. He is a member of Brazilian Bar Association.
Pedro Freitas has extensive experience advising on corporate law, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and infrastructure, and deep specific knowledge about the mining, construction, project finance, energy and natural resources, acquired in years of practice as a consultant internal and external. Pedro Freitas joined Odebrecht as Legal Director of the construction industry, working in the areas of regulatory law, public procurement, corporate, litigation estratégivo financing and criminal law.
Beat Brechbühl since 2013 Managing Partner of Kellerhals Carrard and Co-Head of M & A teams. He has broad international experience in corporate law and in many types of M & A transactions, especially in venture capital financing and cross-border transactions, complex settlements and joint ventures mainly with Chinese and Indian participation. He also advises companies on capital markets (eg IPOs, capital increases) and in corporate governance aspects and SMEs as "external legal department" in daily business operations. Through his experience as a director, its wide networking in business and as a lecturer for Entrepreneurship at the University of Bern, he and his team sought sparring partner of entrepreneurs and companies to meet their high standards of quality, speed and pragmatic solutions.
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Bringing together the distinguished members of the Best Lawyers Advisory Board for discussions about management of law firms and in-house legal departments.

  • Wednesday - Thursday

    May 11 - 12, 2016

    Event Starts at 1:00 PM

  • Metropolitan Opera House

    30 Lincoln Center Plaza

    New York, NY 10023

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