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Women Lawyers Division Committee members

Chair: Leah Glover

Leah Glover is chair of the WLD Committee and a senior London-based corporate and banking solicitor at national legal business DWF. In 2016 she was named as one of WeAreTheCity’s rising stars in law.

Vice chair: Heidi Sandy

Heidi Sandy is vice chair of the WLD Committee and a solicitor at law firm Mourant Ozannes.

Christina Blacklaws

Christina Blacklaws is president of the Law Society of England and Wales. She is an award-winning author, speaker, lecturer and media commentator. She is currently Director of Innovation at top 100 firm Cripps LLP.

Mary Ann Wright

Mary Ann Wright is specialist HNW family lawyer at Gunnercooke LLP and leads the family law team at its City of London office. She is the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee representative of the WLD Committee.

Laura Barrell

Laura Barrell is a WLD Committee member and a commercial solicitor at Veale Wasbrough Vizards at their Watford office. She has a particular interest in dealing with consumer law issues for businesses.

Sarah Austin

Sarah Austin is a WLD Committee member and a Law Society Council member representing women and the principal solicitor of her own firm, Austins Solicitors.

Stephanie Boyce

Stephanie Boyce is a WLD Committee member and Law Society Council member representing women solicitors. She has a wealth of experience in corporate governance, regulatory frameworks and professional regulation.

Jane Amanda Flaherty

Jane Amanda Flaherty is a WLD Committee member and a partner at Greenwayslaw LLP.

 Jane Huttly

Jane Huttly is a WLD Committee member and solicitor in the charity sector.

Jay Bhayani

Jay Bhayani is a WLD Committee member and an employment law solicitor and MD at Bhayani HR & Employment Law.

Helena Potts

Helena Potts is a WLD Committee member and partner at Latham and Watkins.

Catherine Slattery

Catherine Slattery is a WLD Committee member and a solicitor at Irwin Mitchell.

Elizabeth Joyce

Elizabeth graduated in law from Trinity College, Dublin and after qualifying in Ireland, was admitted to practise in England. Since 1999 she has mainly worked part-time and works three days a week as deputy general counsel for a small conglomerate in Oxford.

Suzanne Gallagher

Suzanne Gallagher is a WLD Committee member and a final seat trainee in the commercial litigation team at Devonshires Solicitors.

Kayleigh Leonie

Kayleigh Leonie is a WLD Committee member and an employment solicitor at TandonHildebrand. Kayleigh is a Law Society Council Member for solicitors zero to five years' PQE and an ex-officio member of the Junior Lawyers Division.

Morgan Wolfe

Morgan Wolfe is a commercial litigation lawyer with IBB Solicitors in Uxbridge. She converted to law following a career with the UN and actively campaigns for greater access to the legal profession by underrepresented groups.

Sue McLean

Sue McLean is a partner at Baker McKenzie and a member of the firm's Baker Women executive committee. Sue specialises in technology law and is chair of SCL Women in Tech Law network.

Danielle Cohen

Danielle Cohen is an immigration and human rights lawyer at Danielle Cohen UK Immigration Solicitors, a niche specialist firm situated in the heart of Camden Town. Her motto is 'less formality, more humanity'.

Ateeqa Rajwani

Ateeqa Rajwani is a professionals regulation lawyer, and BAME Network Co-Chair, at the General Pharmaceutical Council.

Sophie McKibbin

Sophie McKibbin is counsel for Business and Legal Affairs (EMEA) at Warner Bros Home Entertainment.


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