An interview with Rob Booth from The Crown Estate 27 May 2019

In this video, Dr Catherine McGregor speaks to Rob Booth about the importance of having a sense of purpose in business. Rob discusses how his sense of purpose helps to define the strategy of his legal team and helps create motivation amongst his team members. 

Here Rob explains how his sense of purpose has informed the strategy for his legal team. Once purpose has been established within an in-house legal team, key activities of the team, including managing an external panel and working with internal stakeholders, follow with a natural sense of direction.

A spotlight on Rob Booth 

Rob is a qualified solicitor, who joined The Crown Estate in 2012 from City law firm Herbert Smith Freehills, where he specialised in commercial property and infrastructure projects. 

Rob has been the General Counsel and Company Secretary of The Crown Estate since 2016, having previously held the role of Head of Legal. Rob has responsibility for all of the legal affairs of The Crown Estate and, as Company Secretary, is responsible for the delivery of company secretarial support to the business, ensuring robust standards of corporate governance. Rob is also the strategic lead on Knowledge Management and Information Security. 

Interview conducted by Dr Catherine McGregor for DLA Piper WIN.

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