'Executive Presence’ – Association of Women Solicitors, Manchester - October 12th

'Executive Presence’ – Association of Women Solicitors, Manchester - October 12th


In partnership with Manchester’s Association of Women Solicitors (AWS), LexisNexis and Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are hosting a FREE professional development event for women solicitors of all levels. Find out from experts how you can maximise your leadership potential and succeed in your legal career.

Being held on Wednesday 12th October 2016, this event also marks the relaunch of the AWS in Manchester. AWS is a community of women lawyers working together to break down the barriers faced by women in the legal profession.

Why attend?

This exciting interactive session is facilitated by Marianne O’Connor, a leading ‘Executive Presence’ specialist. Marianne will share invaluable techniques to help you present yourself as a strong leader. These practical skills are designed to positively enhance how you are seen by others and ensure you thrive at senior levels.

The event is also a great opportunity to hear about AWS’s relaunch and future plans. It’s your chance to tell AWS what you want from them and find out how they can help you.

Get involved

Date: Wednesday 12th October 2016

Time: 6pm - 9:30pm (refreshments provided)

Where: NatWest, 2nd Floor, 1 Spinningfields Square, Manchester M3 3AP

Places are limited. Please contact inhouse@lexisnexis.co.uk to reserve your place.


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Sophie is Head of Learning & Development at F-LEX Legal - an award winning legal tech startup helping law firms and organisations manage a flexible work force and supporting lawyers to make smarter life/work choices. 

As part of her portfolio career Sophie runs various learning and development and networking forums for in-house lawyers and mentors junior lawyers.  These include Flying Solo for small and solo legal teams and Aspire for junior in-house lawyers which she runs for LexisNexis UK.  She also works with schools and organisations to promote social mobility within the legal profession, working with The Social Mobility Business Partnership and Aspiring Solicitors. 

She trained as a lawyer in the City and worked as an in-house lawyer for 10 years including as Head of Legal for Virgin Radio and Ginger Media Group.  

Outside of work she is happily married with three sons and enjoys morning walks along the beach with her two dogs.