Lord Clement-Jones is a Consultant of the global law firm DLA Piper. Former positions held include London Managing Partner from 2011 to 2016, Head of UK Government Affairs, Chairman of its China and Middle East Desks, International Business Relations Partner and Co-Chairman of Global Government Relations. He is Chair of Ombudsman Services Limited, the not for profit, independent ombudsman service that provides dispute resolution for the communications, energy, property and copyright licensing industries. He is a member of the Advisory Board of Airmic (the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers in Industry and Commerce) and Board Member of the Corporate Finance Faculty of the ICAEW.
Tim was made CBE for political services in 1988 and a life peer in 1998. Until July 2004 he was the Liberal Democrat Health Spokesman and thereafter until 2010 Liberal Democrat Spokesman on Culture, Media and Sport, in the House of Lords. He is the Liberal Democrat spokesman for the Digital Economy and a former spokesman on the Creative Industries (2015-17). He is Co-Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Artificial Intelligence and Chair of the House of Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence. He is Deputy Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on China. Tim was an external member of the Council of University College London and Chair of its Audit Committee from 2012 to 2017. He is Chairman of the Council of Queen Mary University London. Tim is President of Ambitious About Autism (formerly Treehouse) an autism education charity and school for children with autism and other communication disorders and its former Chairman (2001-08).