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Shelley Watson

Shelley is a highly-experienced lawyer specialising in intellectual property, commercial contracts and compliance. Her career in the legal profession spans over 18 years.

Shelley qualified as a solicitor in 2001 and left private practice in 2006 to join Chivas Brothers Limited, the owner of a number of global brands including Chivas Regal whisky, Beefeater gin, The Glenlivet and Ballantine’s. Shelley was the Legal Director at Chivas Brothers until 2015 when she set up her own business, Beaumont Watson Consulting Limited, through which she offers legal support to clients in various industry sectors including sport, food & drink, creative industries, manufacturing and cosmetics.

In her spare time, Shelley has been known to scuba-dive, salsa dance and learn (very) basic Mandarin.