Contributors

Mary is Head of Academy at LexisNexis, she is responsible for driving continuous learning across our Go To Market division to ensure development achieves demonstrable ROI. She has first-hand experience in the creation of a digital learning landscape and manages the needs of a blended learning curriculum day to day. 

Louisa leads marketing for the in-house legal community at LexisNexis. She joined the dedicated in-house team at LexisNexis four years ago and has a passion for driving and facilitating initiatives which are customer-focused at their heart. Her vision is to support in-house counsel succeed in their fast-evolving role based on deep insight, data analysis and best practice gathered across the in-house community.

Prior to her in-house focused role, Louisa led the marketing for the bar and mid-market private practice sectors as well as product marketing lead for LexisPSL - LexisNexis' cloud based, practical guidance and legal research software solution.

She brings 20 years' marketing experience both client and agency side, specialising in B2B marketing in the Legal, TMT (Telco, Media and Technology) and Financial Services industries. In both South Africa, Europe and the UK.

Louisa is also an active member on the LexisNexis Gender Equality Matters (GEM) steering committee and is involved with the Families at LexisNexis Group which brings together, supports and lobbies for change those with an interest in balancing the challenges of work and family.

Charlotte is a barrister with full rights of audience who was called to the Bar in 2011.  She currently works as a financial services dispute resolution specialist at Pinsent Masons LLP.  Before starting work at Pinsents, Charlotte worked in the Bank of England's Legal Directorate having previously completed pupillage at chambers specialising in commercial, common law and criminal regulatory law.

Charlotte’s client’s include key market participants in financial services including some the UK’s leading banks, insurers, pension funds and asset managers.  Her experience ranges from working on the Bank of England’s first Shari’ah compliant liquidity facility to conducting internal investigations for and/on behalf of FCA and PRA regulated firms to acting for clients in multijurisdictional commercial disputes.

Charlotte is currently an elected member of Bar Council and sits on the Employed Barristers Committee and Young Barristers Committee.  She also sits on the Commercial Bar Association's Equality and Diversity Committee.  She has previously been a mentor on the Freshfields Stephen Lawrence Scholarship programme through the Bank of England and continues to mentor young people who are interested in pursuing a career in law through other programmes.  

Ben Giaretta is an international arbitration lawyer with a wide range of experience across many different sectors.  He is a Chartered Arbitrator and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and is the current Chair of the London Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is a member of the Consulting Editorial Board of Lexis PSL Arbitration.
Amy leads the content marketing strategy for LexisNexis UK, writing thought leadership and product content for marketing campaigns, insight reports and legal industry magazines. She is an established writer and researcher, having contributed in national publications, such as City A.M. and Financial IT. She is also one of the writers and digital editors of LexisNexis' insights blogs, the Future of Law and the In-house blog.

Technology

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