Sally McNair Scott

General Counsel

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Sally McNair Scott is the Global General Counsel at Control Risks. Based in London she is responsible for overseeing Control Risks’ worldwide legal affairs including corporate matters, access to information, privacy, records management, intellectual property and disputes. The company’s Legal, Risk, Compliance and Technology Assurance teams report to her.

Sally is a director on Control Risks’ Main Board, a member of the Executive Committee and Ethics Committee and chairs the Risk Committee and Sustainability Committee. 

During her legal career Sally has represented many listed corporations and private companies on a broad range of corporate transactions but with a focus on public and private M&A, joint ventures and equity capital markets transactions. She has conducted comprehensive compliance and due diligence programs in those areas and advised on complex commercial agreements, general corporate law and corporate governance.

Prior to joining Control Risks, Sally was a senior Legal Adviser of Jardine Matheson in Hong Kong and prior to that a Senior Associate at Allen & Overy, working in their Corporate Finance team in Hong Kong and London.

Sally received a Bachelor of Law degree from The University of Birmingham and a Diploma in Legal Practice from The College of Law, Guildford. She has been admitted as a solicitor of England and Wales, and Hong Kong.

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