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Conversations with Strategy featuring Moira Andrews on Law and Intelligence - 1 April 2021

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Chair: Professor John Gearson, Vice Dean - International, Faculty of Social Science and Public Policy, Professor of National Security Studies

Discussant: Dr Charlie Laderman, Lecturer in International History, Department of War Studies

Speaker: Lady Moira Andrews, Director, Praetor Legal Limited


Moira Andrews will discuss her career within the public, private and third sectors to running her own national security law firm.


'Conversations with Strategy' is an events series offering all War Studies students a unique opportunity to gain insights from some of our most prestigious visiting fellows. From former diplomats to intelligence analysts, journalists, civil servants and policymakers, visiting fellows will discuss their career journey, key tips, advice for success in their chosen profession and the lessons they’ve learned, and offer insights into contemporary strategic challenges.

This will be followed by a Q & A and conversation with students.



Moira is a lawyer with over 35 years’ experience of the public, private and third sectors. She now runs her own niche law firm specialising in national security and the interface between privacy and the use of cutting-edge technologies.

Her areas of expertise include National Security, Ethics, oversight and compliance in intelligence and security operations, Information security and Intelligence, security and justice capacity building.

Praetor Legal tackles problems forensically, understanding their clients’ objectives and how they operate, working with the full of range of companies from large multi-nationals to SMEs and start-ups, other law firms, and UK and overseas governments to identify their real issues and challenges, and then working with them to develop and deliver solutions.


This event is part of the 'Conversations with Strategy' seminar series, that will offer students a unique opportunity to gain insights from the Department's distinguished visiting fellows.

Please register via Zoom, once registered attendees will receive an email confirming the joining details.

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1 April 2021

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