Sir Nigel Knowles has been the driving force behind DLA Piper’s remarkable growth, taking the firm from its UK regional origins to the global business it is today.

Sir Nigel was Global Co-CEO and Managing Partner for nearly twenty years before becoming Global Co-Chairman on 1 January 2015. DLA Piper is one of the world’s largest global business law firms, with a turnover in excess of US$2.5bn, and lawyers located in more than 30 countries throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East.