Dublin Welcomes New York’s Leading Global Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel of Pearson

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The Lawyers’ Business Development Club travels to Dublin on Monday 18 February with the phenomenal Bjarne Philip Tellmann, Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel of Pearson and Hunter Savage are delighted to sponsor this amazing event.

Colin Carroll, founder of the international Lawyers’ Business Development Club, has organised more than 100 TED-style talks, fireside chats and general counsel summits in London, Dublin, Paris, Dubai, Boston, New York and San Francisco.

Hunter Savage is delighted to be partnering with Colin on this special breakfast talk in the beautiful setting of the Merrion Hotel, Dublin, where Colin will be joined by Bjarne Philip Tellmann, Global Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel of Pearson and a member of its Executive team.

Please note that this event time has changed from previously advertised and will now be a breakfast event, commencing at 08:00 on Monday 18 February.

This relaxed format will enable Bjarne to talk about his personal career journey, leadership, lessons learned and his highly acclaimed book “Building an Outstanding Legal Team: Battle-Tested Strategies from a General Counsel”.

It’s the perfect opportunity for In-House Lawyers and anyone in practice keen to learn from a leading global GC. So, if you would like to receive an invitation, please email colin@hunter-savage-production.test. Click on the link for more details https://bit.ly/2st7Kzd 

Please note that places will be offered on a first-come first-served basis, so don’t delay in securing your place!

It promises to be a very informative, entertaining and enjoyable evening and Bjarne, Colin and Hunter Savage look forward to meeting everyone.

Bjarne P. Tellmann Biog

Bjarne Philip Tellmann is Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel of Pearson and a member of its Executive team. At Pearson, Bjarne leads a team of approximately 150 people on six continents across the company’s legal, compliance, security and company secretary functions.

Prior to Pearson, Bjarne worked across Europe, Asia and the United States in various capacities with CocaCola, most recently as Associate General Counsel of The Coca-Cola Company. He has also held various legal positions at Kimberly-Clark and the law firms of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and White & Case LLP.

Bjarne is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, a leading research institute for the empirical and interdisciplinary study of law and he writes regularly on legal issues. His book, “Building an Outstanding Legal Team: Battle-Tested Strategies from a General Counsel” (Globe Law and Business) was published in May 2017. He also co-authored “The Relationship Between the Legal Department and the Corporation” in “Successful Partnering Between Inside and Outside Counsel” (Robert L. Haig ed.) (Thomson Reuters & ACC, 2018). Recent articles include “Technology and Innovation in the In-House Context” Modern Legal Practice, Vol 2, July 2017 (Globe Law and Business) and a monthly column in the ACC Docket during 2017 entitled “Career Paths”.

Bjarne has received numerous awards for his contribution to the legal profession, including Legal Era’s 2018 “General Counsel of the Year” and 2017 “General Counsel of the Year” at The British Legal Awards. Pearson’s Legal Department was listed as a standout legal department in the 2018 Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Awards.

Bjarne serves on the board of Hire an Esquire, an innovative, technology-driven online legal recruiting and staffing business. He also sits on The University of Chicago Alumni Board and its Law School Council, as well as on the Editorial Board of Modern Legal Practice.

Bjarne is an alumnus of various universities, including Harvard Business School (AMP), The University of Chicago Law School (JD, with Honors), and The London School of Economics (MSc).

Prior to his studies, Bjarne was a professional actor, having appeared in several Norwegian and Swedish films and TV shows. He is a dual US/Norwegian citizen.

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