Triangular chairs with a gleam of sun rays shining through.
Profile Image of Reshma Raja
Get in touch

Reshma Raja
General Counsel and Partner

As General Counsel, Reshma is part of the firm's Partnership, and has accountability for and oversight of risk and compliance across the firm.

Within her role, she advises the Managing Partner and Partnership Executive team about the legal and regulatory implications of the firm's major decisions, strategies and transactions. She sits on the Board and the firm's Executive Committee.

With over 15 years' experience in law firm regulation, compliance and risk management, she has a demonstrated history of working on a broad spectrum of compliance, risk and ethics programmes impacting the legal services industry internationally and in the UK. Before joining RPC, Reshma worked as Deputy General Counsel at Dentons UK and Middle East and was at Matthew Arnold & Baldwin where she was a Partner, Head of Professional Standards and COLP.

She qualified as a solicitor in 1999 and started her legal career as a litigator. She has since used her key transferable skills into the world of risk management, ethics and compliance.

Reshma has been described by her colleagues as being: "practical and measured, no nonsense and hands on in her advice, an excellent facilitator and guardian of the firm's interests, commercial, pragmatic, professional, and  a truly rare leader"