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Stuart Leach

Pagefield Global Counsel

London, UK

Founding Partner

Pagefield Global Counsel

Stuart Leach
Biography
Stuart is Founding Partner of Pagefield Global Counsel, the newly formed crisis and litigation arm of Pagefield. Formerly Managing Director, of the Bell Pottinger Global Advisory division, Stuart combines in-depth legal knowledge gained as a barrister for nearly 10 years with 18 years' experience in marketing communications and advertising. During his time at Pump Court Chambers he represented a range of clients in the civil, family and criminal courts, plus the Court of Appeal. In his advertising career Stuart rose from account handler to CEO whilst employed by several major agencies.

Personal Business Advice

With patience comes victory.

Stuart Leach’s Newsfeed

06 Oct 2017
PR Week
Twenty three ex-Bell Pottinger staff to join Pagefield and new sister agency

Seventeen of Bell Pottinger's 22-strong crisis comms team are joining a new agency launched by its former crisis and litigation chief Stuart Leach and Pagefield founder Mark Gallagher - as other agencies snap up employees of the collapsed business...The new agency, Pagefield Global Counsel, was set up in August, shortly after Leach left his role as CEO at Bell Pottinger Global Advisory. Gallagher and Leach’s venture, which is set to be launched formally in the next few weeks, focuses on litigation PR, crisis comms and international affairs.

02 May 2016
Bell Pottinger PRWeek Global Agency Business Report 2016

It's been a solid 12 months for Bell Pottinger, which expanded its offerings...the agency formed a crisis and litigation arm led by existing partners Iain Burns and former barrister Stuart Leach, with the aim of consolidating its legal expertise under one roof.

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Stuart Leach’s Background

Founding Partner
Aug 2017 - Present
London, UK
A standalone company under the Pagefield corporate umbrella focussed on litigation PR, crisis comms and international affairs.
Managing Director, Global Advisory
Oct 2013 - Jun 2017
London, UK
Bell Pottinger Global Advisory was led by a former barrister and senior public relations professionals who understood lawyers and the legal process. The team provided advice on the best way to manage media relations for clients involved in litigation and how to implement that advice.
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Stuart Leach’s Education

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University.College Oxford
MA Jurisprudence
1980 - 1983