Linklaters’ Lisa Chang and Clare Baker feature in Law.com’s Female Rising Stars 2024

Linklaters is delighted to share that. Lisa ChangCorporate Partner, and Clara Bakerinvestment fund partner, has been included in Law.com's Female Rising Stars 2024 ranking.

Lisa is a leading corporate lawyer who has a track record of advising some of the firm's key clients. Lisa has a deal track record that resonates in the market and has seen her instructed on some of the most complex and high-profile transactions in recent years, including the proposed sale of The Telegraph and The Spectator. Her practice is multifaceted and she advises on the full spectrum of corporate work, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity fundraising for high-growth technology companies, complex reorganizations, spin-offs and joint venture transactions.

Lisa has a passion for technology and plays an active role on Linklaters' GenAI Steering Committee and as a leader in the UK technology sector. She helped partner with Softbank Vision Fund on its Emerge initiative, a pioneering technology accelerator program focused on expanding investment pipelines for women and other underrepresented tech entrepreneurs.

Clare leads Linklaters' global investors practice, which has grown to represent the largest and most sophisticated investors in their investments totaling more than $30 billion across more than 165 fund investments, co-investments, SMAs and secondary transactions in 2023. Clare's stellar reputation in the market is underpinned by her work on complex, ultra-high net worth deals.

Clare's passion for supporting working parents stems from the challenges of having two young children while working on the partnership path. She spearheaded the introduction of Linklaters' 12-week paid parental leave, which now exists alongside the company's existing six-month shared parental leave policy to allow working parents better access to paid parental leave, and led the introduction of Linklaters Fitting Days policy in the UK, which was launched in 2022.

Lisa is a mentor for Linklaters' Stepping Forward program to support young women lawyers, while Clare is a sponsoring partner for the Linklaters Women's Leadership Program to support senior lawyers and a sponsoring partner for the Linklaters Racial Action Plan, to Support black and minority ethnic lawyers on Linklaters.

See the full list on the Law.com website here:Rising stars: Top up-and-coming women in the UK legal industry, 2024 | Law.com International

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