General Counsel & Company Secretary
London Luton Airport
London Luton Airport (LLA) is like a small city. It has its own shopping centre, chaplaincy, police force and contracts with multiple entities such as airlines, cleaning companies and transport providers. The stakeholder map for LLA is a complex one, with international shareholders (Spanish and Australian), a local authority freeholder and diverse, highly commercial, business partners. Swati Paul, as General Counsel, is a business leader, board member and member of the executive team reporting to the CEO. She is accountable for the legal, company secretarial, insurance, compliance and risk functions. She was recently recognised as a "Hot 100" outstanding lawyer 2019, by The Lawyer magazine. She also won the Law Society Excellence Award: “Solicitor of the Year, In-house 2017.