Richard Macklin

Partner & Global Vice Chair, Dentons

Richard is Global Head of Client Relations and Global Vice Chair of Dentons, the world's largest law firm. He is part of the small core team who took the business from 164th largest to the No 1 slot in less than 5 years winning several of the sector's top awards for innovation.

He has spent half of his career outside of the UK, primarily in New York, Brussels and Paris heading the business there before returning to London where he led the firm's M&A department.

Richard is qualified in both France and the UK and speaks on strategy and innovation around the world. He is also an accredited business coach working on a pro bono basis, a promoter of diversity and inclusion in the boardroom and sits on a number of advisory and charitable boards.