Luxury Law Summit Europe to be held on 22 September in London

19 Jul 2021 , 5:00pm

This year’s summit will explore how industry can capitalise on opportunities in the new ‘Roaring Twenties’ with speakers from iconic luxury brands on the platform.

Now in its eighth year, the Luxury Law Summit Europe 2021 will be held on 22 September at the British Museum in London. 

As one of the most prestigious gatherings in the luxury sector, the summit brings together general counsel and global luxury business leaders and specialist legal teams to discuss the latest challenges and opportunities in the business of luxury.  The event will also feature the Luxury Law Summit Awards with a host of new categories (listed below). 

This year’s summit will explore how industry can capitalise on opportunities in the new ‘Roaring Twenties’ with keynote speakers including luxpreneurs Laudomia Pucci, Kristina Blahnik and Ceanne Fernandes-Wong, CEO and co-founder of Cocoon.  Other speakers include Anita Balchandani, Partner and Leader, EMEA Apparel, Fashion & Luxury Group, McKinsey & Co who will share predictions for the future whilst Joanne Loughrey, Associate General Counsel, L’Oréal and Lucy Loveridge, Talent Advisor, Gleam will discuss the longterm future for the Influencer bubble. 

The one-day conference will explore topics including: The new digital marketplace and accelerated growth of online retail; The emergency of high-end luxury digital assets and NFTs; Increasing adoption of blockchain technologies by the luxury industry; The growth of ESG-related considerations amongst consumers;  Technology and its ongoing influence on the luxury and fashion worlds; The rise of resale, rental and re-use; How brands should navigate the new influencer media landscape; Sustainability in the luxury and circular economy; Pandemic geo-politics and the luxury sector  and Privacy and data security. 


Luxury Law Awards Submissions Open

Nominations are now being accepted for the Luxury Law Awards 2021.  NOMINATE HERE – and submit on this link by Thursday 5th August 2021.  These are the only awards to bring together luxury executives and entrepreneurs with the legal advisers who support their businesses.

With more categories for 2021, we are inviting in-house legal teams, law firms working for luxury brands and businesses to nominate for or enter 17 categories. Plus, this year we are inviting service providers to the industry to enter two brand new service provider awards. You can view our 2020 award winners here.  Award categories for 2021 include several new features:

Brand leaders

• Business Leader of the Year of the Year

• Brand Protection Leader of the Year

In-house Law

• The Marella Naj-Oleari Luxury Business In-House General Counsel of the Year

• Legal Team of the Year, sponsored by CM Murray

• Deal Team of the Year, sponsored by Deloitte

• IP Counsel of the Year, sponsored by Bennett Jones

• Tech Leader of the Year, sponsored by King & Spalding

• Luxury Law Rising Star, sponsored by RPC

• Sustainability Initiative of the Year - NEW

• Philanthropy Initiative of the Year – NEW

Private Practice

• Luxury Law Firm of the Year

• Best New Luxury Law Firm Practice

• Partner of the Year - NEW

• Rising Star 

Service Providers

• Legal Technology - NEW

• Brand Protection – NEW

Click here to read the agenda and here to register. Alternatively, email Jasminder Soor.   For information about programme sponsorship, contact commercial director Maria Sunderland.