Carol has extensive experience and technical expertise in corporate law, corporate governance and listed company regulation. Her role includes analysing new law and regulation and ensuring that the firm is at the forefront of corporate law and practice. Carol helps support organisations such as ICSA and GC100 on governance issues, participates in a range of industry working groups and is a well-known speaker on corporate governance matters.
Carol is on the advisory board for Gore Browne on Companies and regularly contributes to other company law and corporate governance publications. She is also a member of a number of the Law Society Company Law working parties and chairing the CREST working party.
Carol's experience includes advising:
- on the application of the UK Corporate Governance Code, including annual disclosures, board membership and board committee terms of reference
- in relation to annual reporting, auditors and audit tenders, annual general meetings and meeting procedures
- on the application and requirements of the stakeholder reporting requirements, such as modern slavery, gender pay gap and payment practices reporting
- on compliance with the continuing disclosure obligations under the Market Abuse Regulation and the UK listing regime including on inside information, dealings by directors and senior managers and the interests of significant shareholders
- on the UK government's November 2016 Green Paper on corporate governance and its implications for listed companies and large private companies
- on directors' duties in practice,, directors' conflicts of interest and deeds of indemnities for directors