Amazon’s legal team: ‘We wanted to help’

Amazon is a retailer, but its UK team had never been involved in a project quite like this,” says Alex Simpson, UK legal director at Amazon. “Although we hadn’t done that before, we very much wanted to help.

Forward-looking legal practitioners

Some of the lawyers profiled here for their expertise as legal practitioners arrived in their current roles from an unusual direction; some have experienced being the only woman or person of colour in the room.