Laura Battley is Group General Counsel and Company Secretary at New Look. Having spent over 6 years at ‘magic circle’ law firm Slaughter and May. Laura later moved to KPMG, where she joined New Look initially on secondment and then later returned in a permanent role as General Counsel to head up the legal function. In her current role, Laura is responsible for the Group legal and secretariat function globally. Laura is also responsible for the wider group compliance function.