Sir Nigel Knowles


Sir Nigel Knowles was appointed Chairman of Zeus Capital in September 2014. As DLA Piper’s CEO and Managing Partner, between 1996 and 2016, Sir Nigel led the firm’s growth from a regional UK law firm to what is now the world’s largest global business law firm, eventually becoming the firm’s Global Ambassador.  Sir Nigel retired from DLA Piper in May 2017, and is now Chief Executive of International law firm, DWF LLP. Sir Nigel served as the High Sheriff of Greater London in 2016, is Chairman of Sheffield City Region LEP and a Council member of The Prince’s Trust.

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