March 6, 2024

3:30 PM - 4:25 PM | Inspiring Down & Managing Up: Setting a Clear Pathway for the Next Generation of Female Legal Leaders

In today's fast-paced work environment, the ability to manage up and inspire down can give you a significant advantage in communicating effectively and advancing your legal career. This session will provide you with practical tools and strategies to become a more effective communicator and build positive relationships with your colleagues and managers. Our expert panelists will cover important topics such as active listening, giving and receiving feedback, conflict resolution and building trust.

Lorna Gibb, Deputy CLO - Nokia
Vivienne Inmonger, Head of Legal, Risk And Compliance - McGee Group
Dipali Sahni, General Counsel - Demica
Lesley Wan, General Counsel - Africa Bank
Radhika Rani, Director, CIO Chief of Staff - Hewlett Packard Ltd
Rachel Murphy, Managing Director, UK - LOD, a Consilio Company

Brought to you by Consilio

4:30 PM - 5:25 PM | Built to Succeed: Structuring Your Legal Team with Vision & Purpose

As primary problem solvers for many corporate issues, legal departments are forced to constantly adapt to changing business priorities and deliver high-quality service more efficiently.  Having the right structure for your team can help you focus on the work of greatest strategic importance, avoid becoming captive to low-value work, enable your team to work at a sustainable pace, and enhance your sense of purpose and culture. Join this session as expert panelists discuss ways to realign your legal team structure to leverage efficiencies and facilitate business growth in the current economic environment.

Kate Tyers, Legal Director - Ricardo plc
Alexandra Graydon, Assistant General Counsel - Thomson Reuters
Aksa Kalam, Head of Legal - Cognism
Annabelle Newman, Vice President, Assistant General Counsel - Head of Legal EMEA - Syneos Health
Jacquie Eaves, Partner - Goodwin

Brought to you by Goodwin Procter