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Guy Lewin Smith

Fellow in Management Practice

Guy is a Fellow in Management Practice at Cambridge Judge Business School where he focuses on the provision of leadership and management development programmes for professional services firms. He is involved in researching the implications for professional services firms of disruptive technology and alternative business models. He also has a longstanding interest in corporate governance and the challenges for corporate boards in achieving greater effectiveness in an increasingly regulated environment.

Before joining Cambridge Judge Business School, Guy was a partner at Linklaters and latterly at New York headquartered Debevoise & Plimpton. He practised for over thirty years as a corporate lawyer, specialising in M&A, capital markets and governance. His legal career also took him to Paris, Hong Kong and Singapore where he established and led Linklaters’ South East Asia M&A practice. Joining the London office of Debevoise & Plimpton as a partner in 2008, he continued to focus on public M&A, equity capital markets and private equity transactions, Guy graduated in law from Oxford University and received an LLM from the University of Virginia School of Law.

Contact details

Guy Lewin Smith
Executive Education
Cambridge Judge Business School
University of Cambridge
Trumpington Street
Cambridge CB2 1AG

Tel: +44 (0)1223 761464

[email protected]


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