Justine Thompson
Justine Thompson
Head of Inclusion & Diversity - EMEA & Asia
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Justine Thompson is the Head of Inclusion & Diversity, EMEA & Asia at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner. Justine has spent over 16 years in people focused roles in the legal industry and with a passion for both people and data, she has extensive experience of developing data driven diversity strategies. Justine has a strong interest in the barriers and enablers of psychological safety in the workplace and regularly presents and trains on this issue. Through executive story telling - including BCLP / Off Script, the firm’s global diversity podcast, Justine has worked to ensure those in minority and marginalised groups at BCLP have a voice and that the firm raises awareness of issues broader societal issues including racism, discrimination and xenophobia. Justine is the co-founder of BCLP’s Global Inclusion & Diversity Action Board and led the development and introduction of the firm’s Global Aspirational Diversity Goals in 2020.

My Sessions
Ethnic diversity and race in law firms
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Panel discussion