Bachelor of Laws with honors, Southampton (England) University, 1965.
Articled clerk Vinters, Cambridge, England, 1967-1969. Assistant solicitor Coward Chance, London, 1970-1972, Clifford-Turner, Paris, London, 1972-1976. Partner Clifford Chance, London, 1976—2002, consultant, since 2002.
Director Law Debenture Corporation, p.l.c., Industri Kapital N.V., PlaNet Finance.
Trustee Charterhouse-in-Southwark, London, since 1976. Member International Bar Association, Law Society, City of London Solicitors Company, Worshipful Company of Solicitors (liveryman).
Married Susan Walker, July 8, 1967. Children: Tom, Sam, Ilaria.