Business Connections of Value:
Speaker – Barry Speker OBE, Sintons LLP
Barry’s career as a Solicitor in Newcastle upon Tyne spans more than 45 years. He is acknowledged as an expert in medical law and ethics having acted for the Newcastle Hospital Trust throughout his career. He has dealt with many sensitive leading cases including transplantation, consent to and withdrawal of medical treatment.He has been an Employment Judge for over 25 years and was President of Newcastle Law Society in 2000. Active in local regeneration, he was a Director of the Grainger Town Partnership and Chair of the Local Strategic Partnership. He is currently a Trustee of Tyne Theatre, North of England Civic Trust and Age UK Newcastle as well as being President of the North East Council on Addictions.Being Honorary Chair of the North East Chinese Association, Barry actively supports the regeneration of China Town and supports Chinese businesses and charities.In 2008 he was awarded the OBE for services to business and the community in Newcastle upon Tyne. He is a Deputy Lieutenant of the County of Tyne and Wear. In 2017 he was granted Freedom of the City of London.He is a prolific writer of magazine articles.
Hear Barry speak about his lifelong career in law and his passion for Newcastle upon Tyne.
To find out more or make a booking email Linda Hitman
12:00 - 14.30