Dr Solomon Osagie
Chief Legal Counsel
Dr Solomon Osagie manages the legal team at TSYS International. A leading General Counsel ranked in the FT top 25 GC rankings, he was named in the Hot Lawyer rankings for 2016 and also received a nomination at the UK Diversity Awards. With a number of citations including lawyer of the year, General Counsel of the Year and Innovative GC, he is acknowledged as an expert in consumer finance, banking and regulatory services. Solomon was a partner in private practice and then held senior roles in Industry. Before his appointment at TSYS International, he was Global Switch Group General Counsel until 2007. Solomon was appointed to the Law Society’s Company Law Committee in 2011 and sits on several advisory boards including Acritas, GOAL, The Lawyer Financial Services Forum and the Brussels GC Advisory Board. In 2014, he was invited to join the Westminster Policy Forum on Legal Education and Training in the UK. He is also a member of the Lafferty Brexit Council and the International Payments Council. Solomon speaks and writes regularly about regulatory matters in the financial services sector and has been influential in the commentary on data protection, privacy issues and strategic management in Europe generally.