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About the Transforming Women’s Leadership in the Law programme

Welcome to our program!  Thomson Reuters is proud to launch the Transforming Women’s Leadership in the Law programme, in Europe, to do its part in addressing the issues that impede women as they progress in their legal careers.

The goal of our programme is to provide a platform to:

  • Bring together women working in the legal profession to support women achieving positions of leadership in the law
  • Explore why the senior leadership level is not sufficiently diverse and understand what factors are causing the loss of so much female talent
  • Advance the conversation pertaining to the gender pay gap and quotas
  • Inspire organisations to explore, identify and implement solutions to remove structural and organisational obstacles that impede women’s advancement or return to the legal profession after a break
  • Promote male advocacy, since it is vital to have a more diverse, open and varied discussion about how to encourage change

We are proud to announce that our program is sponsored by Lucinda Case, Head of Legal Professionals Europe at Thomson Reuters, and chaired by Haley O’Brien, Strategic Client Director at Thomson Reuters. In addition, we are supported by a dedicated management board comprised of Thomson Reuters employees.

At our program, we strive to provide a comprehensive and impactful experience for our participants. With the sponsorship of Lucinda Case and leadership by Haley O’Brien, both esteemed professionals in their respective fields, we ensure that our program is led by individuals with extensive expertise and industry knowledge.

As a Strategic Client Director at Thomson Reuters, Haley O’Brien plays a pivotal role in shaping our program. Her expertise in client relationship management and strategic planning adds a valuable perspective to our initiatives. Haley’s leadership ensures that our program remains relevant and aligned with the needs of our participants.

Furthermore, our management board, consisting of Thomson Reuters employees, provides ongoing support and guidance to ensure the smooth functioning of our program. These dedicated professionals bring diverse backgrounds and skills to the table, fostering an environment of collaboration and innovation.

With Lucinda Case, Haley O’Brien, and the Thomson Reuters management board driving our program forward, we are committed to delivering a high-quality experience that equips participants with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their professional journeys.

Our Transforming Women’s Leadership in the Law chapter has also formed an Advisory Board comprised of senior members from the legal community. Our Advisory Board will meet quarterly to ensure our content is helping to address the legal industry’s most pressing issues regarding the advancement of women.

The programme aims to reposition the conversation away from what ‘women can do’ and put greater onus on organisations, law firms and the wider legal industry. We will share potential solutions for leaders in the legal profession to truly drive change – through a series of events, articles, interviews, and white papers.

Readers of our Transforming Women’s Leadership in the Law page can expect to gain insight into these discussions and learn practical tips on how to truly move the needle on gender inequality and promote urgent change to help more women advance their careers.


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