Janet has been a supporter of First 100 years since its early days and is proud to be a
Champion. In 2019, as we celebrate 100 years of being able to practise as lawyers, she will
celebrate her 30 year anniversary as a qualified solicitor. Most of those 30 years have been
spent working for in-house legal teams, such as Universal Music, Experian and, most
recently, ASOS, in the role of Global Ops Legal Director. Alongside this, as a single parent, Janet
have brought up two children and is incredibly proud that her daughter is about to qualify as a lawyer at a magic circle firm.
There have been many changes since 1989; then it was 50:50 for women and men at the
qualification level. However, 30 years later, while more women than ever are entering the
profession, women have still not achieved fair representation at the top levels of our
industry, or equality in terms of pay. Janet wants to see that change and will do her best to ensure
that it happens.