The HKCCA’s Executive Committee invites you to the following presentation in our Meet the GC Series, hosted by Deacons.
Food and drinks will be provided. 1.5 Law Society of Hong Kong CPD points have been applied for. New York and California Approved Jurisdiction policy may apply.
An Interview with Gill Meller, Legal Director & Secretary, MTR Corporation
As in previous events in this very popular series, Gill will submit to a thorough cross examination by Jonathan Ross covering her rise to this important position in the Hong Kong legal community, her work for the MTR, and her thoughts on being a senior in-house counsel. The audience will be encouraged to participate as much as possible and to ask their own questions.
Gill Meller has been the Legal Director & Secretary and a Member of the Executive Directorate of MTR Corporation since 1 September 2011. She joined the Company in August 2004 as Legal Adviser and was appointed Deputy Legal Director in December 2010. Ms. Meller is responsible for the provision of commercial legal support and advice to all aspects of the Company’s rail and property operations in Hong Kong, the Mainland of China and overseas, the Company’s new rail and property projects in Hong Kong and its international growth business. She is also responsible for the strategic management of the Company’s insurance programmes, its governance and risk management, and corporate responsibility functions and for overseeing the Company’s procurement and contracts department. Before joining the Company, Ms. Meller was Director of Legal Services for Metronet Rail SSL Limited in London, the United Kingdom, and a solicitor at CMS Cameron McKenna in London, the United Kingdom. She graduated from Hertford College, University of Oxford in the United Kingdom and holds a Master of Arts degree in Geography. Ms. Meller then obtained her postgraduate qualifications in law from The College of Law in Guildford, the United Kingdom. She also completed the Senior Executive Programme in Asia offered by the University of Michigan in 2009 and the Stanford Executive Programme at Stanford University, United States of America in 2010. Ms. Meller is qualified to practise as a solicitor in Hong Kong and England and Wales. She is also a director of some of the members of the Company’s group.
Date : Wednesday 20 January, 2016
Please note this event is exclusively for HKCCA members. If you are not an HKCCA member but you wish to attend this presentation, you need to successfully apply for membership at www.hkcca.net and pay the membership fee before registering for the event. If you have any membership queries, please contact HKCCA Secretariat on firstname.lastname@example.org or (852) 2516 7007.