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Stuart Leach

Pagefield Global Counsel

London, UK

Founding Partner

Pagefield Global Counsel

Stuart Leach


Stuart is the Chief Executive and Founder 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

12 Sep 2018
Free Webinar: Reputation Risk – ‘What to do when bad news surfaces?’

Media enquiries, regulatory or police investigations, sensitive litigation, operational issues, pressure groups, aggrieved customers, disaffected employees and activist shareholders can all put at risk the reputation of a firm...Stuart Leach at Pagefield Global Counsel.

07 Mar 2018
PR Week
PR Week Powerbook 2018 | Stuart Leach

Bell Pottinger's former crisis and litigation chief, Leach, along with Pagefield's Mark Gallagher, founded PGC in autumn 2017.  The new entity is staffed largely by former Bell Pottinger comms pros.  The Specialist crisis comms, international affairs and litigation outfit specialises in the 'complex and the contested', complementing the public affairs, corporate comms and campaigning skills offered by sibling agency Pagefield.

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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.
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Bell Pottinger
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