Jeremy Sampson joins HKA as Partner and Chief Legal and Compliance Officer

HKA, the leading global consultancy in risk mitigation, dispute resolution, expert witness and litigation support services, announces today that Jeremy Sampson has joined the firm as Partner, Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, based in the UK.

Jeremy will be responsible for overseeing and managing all legal and compliance matters globally. He will ensure that the firm remains in compliance with regulatory and legal requirements as well as internal policies. He will be instrumental in developing and maintaining compliance programmes, reviewing policies and ensuring first class governance processes are in place. Jeremy will also play an integral role on any future mergers and acquisitions.

“We are excited to welcome Jeremy to HKA. He brings a wealth of experience from working for several major listed companies. He will be an instrumental member of the senior leadership team and will work with us to ensure HKA meets its compliance standards on our future growth journey.”

Renny Borhan, Partner, Chief Executive Officer

He has 30 years of experience and was previously named one of the ‘Hot 100’ lawyers by The Lawyer magazine.

Jeremy is a seasoned General Counsel, having held previous roles at FTSE 250 companies, as Company Secretary and Legal Director of Carpetright plc and as Group General Counsel and deputy to the Company Secretary at Taylor Woodrow plc prior to its merger with George Wimpey.

Jeremy’s experience includes responsibility for all legal and company secretarial matters, managing several private and public company transactions, corporate reorganisations, implementing governance and compliance processes and managing multi-million pound risks to the business.

Jeremy has also held a senior post at Rexel, having completed his training at both Richards Butler (now Reed Smith) and Prudential Corporation.

“I am delighted to be joining HKA and working with colleagues from across the firm to support its growth whilst also ensuring the highest standards of ethics, governance and compliance.” 

Jeremy Sampson, Partner, Chief Legal and Compliance Officer


Headquartered in the UK, HKA is the leading global consultancy in risk mitigation, dispute resolution, expert witness and litigation support services.

HKA brings a proud record of excellent service and high achievement to bear on today’s challenges. As trusted independent consultants, experts and advisers, we help clients manage disputes, risk and uncertainty on complex contracts and challenging projects. Our advice is impartial, incisive and authoritative.

We work with government agencies, local authorities, contractors, legal firms, and other professional service providers, as well as owners and operators, financial institutions and insurers. HKA’s global portfolio includes some of the world’s largest and most prestigious commissions across a wide range of industries, including aerospace and defence, buildings, energy and natural resources, environment and climate change, financial services, healthcare and life sciences, industrial and manufacturing, marine and shipping, mining and metals, oil and gas, power and utilities, real estate and tourism, sports and entertainment, technology, media and telecomms and transportation infrastructure.

HKA has in excess of 1,000 experts, consultants and advisors across 45+ offices in 17 countries with the skills and experience that are essential to get to the heart of even the most complex issues. Our people have vast first-hand experience spanning all major industries and the world’s most complex megaprojects, as well as an international track record of achieving successful outcomes.

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