Bonus Episode: Working Mothers in the Law

In this week’s bonus episode of the Legally Speaking Podcast, we celebrate International Women’s Day by sharing some of the highlights of our interviews with high-performing working mothers and female entrepreneurs in the sector.

Our first feature is Mandeep Kaur Virdee, Managing Partner of Kaur Maxwell. She managed to set up her successful firm whilst 8 months pregnant! In our extract, she shares this inspiring story.  Listen to Mandeep’s original episode, ‘Managing Partner Goals’.

We then hear from Alice Stephenson, founder of Stephenson Law. In our featured snippet, she describes how getting pregnant at 18 didn’t stop her career trajectory into the law.  Listen to Alice’s original episode, ‘Entrepreneur, Lawyer, Investor’.

Following this, we highlight Katie Alexiou, a divorce consultant and co-founder of LEVEL. In her extract, she talks about the risks of overwork in marriage (a tough but important topic). Listen to Katie’s original episode, ‘Divorce Consultant and Entrepreneur’.

Our fourth snippet comes from Olga Mack, who Rob spoke to as part of the show’s Forbes Features Miniseries. Olga is the CEO of Parley Pro and a women’s advocate. Listen to Olgas’s original episode from the ‘Forbes Features Miniseries’.

Our final excerpt is courtesy of Jayne Backett, a Finance Law Partner at Fieldfisher. In our extract, she explains why being a mum shouldn’t prevent you from having a great career. Listen to Jayne’s original episode, ‘Life as a Finance Law Partner’.

We hope you enjoy this bonus episode and wish you a Happy International Women’s Day!

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