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Stuart Blythe
Board of Directors / Partner


Stuart is a partner with the international law firm Baker Botts, based in London.

Stuart’s practice for the last 20 years has focused almost exclusively on the telecommunications and technology sectors.

Dual English and US qualified, Stuart has practiced with leading international law firms in both London and New York. He has advised on a wide range of business transactions, often of a cross-border nature, including M&A, joint ventures, corporate restructurings and telecommunications infrastructure projects (terrestrial and sub-sea).

In addition to private practice, Stuart spent nearly 10 years in the telecommunications industry. During this time he was first General Counsel for the MCI group in Europe and Asia and then Head of Legal and a senior member of the executive management team at Viatel.

Stuart has also previously served in a number of board director roles, including for MKI, the construction subsidiary of the MCI group, and MCI’s joint venture operation with the Suez group in Belgium.

Stuart lives in London with his wife Catherine and two children, Sophie and Charlie.