Advice To My Younger Self: Reflections of Successful Women Lawyers


Finding the right fit: Amy Flanagan and Sarah Posner | Advice To My Younger Self

Amy Flanagan Bogle and Sarah Posner are at the helm of HR and Legal Recruitment at Clifford Chance in the US. They pass on a few tips for making the right career choices.

Looking forward: Opportunity in change | Advice To My Younger Self

Caroline Firstbrook is the global Chief Operating Officer of Clifford Chance and has a background in strategy consulting and entrepreneurship. She reflects on the changing operational landscape of the legal sector.

Thought Leadership: Becoming a leading voice on the issues that matter | Advice To My Younger Self

Kate Gibbons, partner responsible for Global Knowledge, and Lynette Williams, Global Head of Client and Market Development, discuss the importance of thought leadership in building client relationships and developing your career.

Why it matters: Matthew Layton | Advice To My Younger Self

Progress is being made, but the fact remains that we, and the profession, are not as diverse as we ought to be. There is more work to do. Women and men must have equal opportunities to do the substantive legal and client development work that is critical to their success.

Foreword: Laura King | Advice To My Younger Self

Laura King is a partner and Clifford Chance’s Global Head of People and Talent. She shares her thoughts on the importance of gender diversity in law firms and legal departments today, and how to achieve it.

Introduction: David Burgess | Introduction

David Burgess, Publishing Director at The Legal 500, explains why The Legal 500 has worked with Clifford Chance to profile some of the firm’s successful female partners and associates from around the world.