Legal Business

Robert Ivens – Marks & Spencer Group

Robert Ivens

Head of legal

Marks & Spencer Group

 

Robert Ivens qualified as a solicitor back in 1983. Two years later he joined Marks & Spencer Group and has been there ever since. The iconic retailer hit headlines in 2004 when Ivens helped fight off a £9.1bn bid to acquire it by multi-billionaire businessman Philip Green who owns some of the biggest retail brands on the high street.