Fiona Laurence is a former commercial litigator and Legal Director at Mishcon de Reya LLP with broad experience gained both in private practice and in-house in a major UK public authority. Her experience spanned a variety of case types ranging from fraud, injunctions and contract disputes to regulatory matters, judicial review and health and safety issues. In her role as Head of Law at the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority, Fiona was involved in several sensitive and high profile matters including the Marchioness and Ladbroke Grove Public Inquiries. Fiona has recently been appointed as a Non-Executive Director to the England and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) newly formed Regulatory Committee. The Committee was established by the ECB in 2017 and is active as from 1 January 2018. It has a broad remit encompassing a range of sporting integrity issues including anti-doping, anti-discrimination, financial and governance regulations, and safeguarding. Fiona was elected the Chair of Trustees by her peers in July 2016.