Legal Innovator and Thought Leader
Juno Legal founder Helen Mackay has already appeared on LawFuel’s list of influencers (at no. 9), but as one of the first to develop her hybrid law model in Juno, assisting in-house lawyers to work efficiently and effectively, with a keen eye on both legal application and lifestyle issues.
As a mother of three and being a fourth generation lawyer, she has also been an important thought leader in terms of confronting
A former CEO of the In-House Lawyers Association (ILANZ), she was very aware of the need for corporate lawyers to be available on a flexible hours basis, which fitted with her own ideas about how best to work and live.
After intensive research and investigation Juno now has offices in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, has 29 lawyers on board handling an array of in-house legal issues, troubleshooting, resourcing, flexible working and – of course – influencing thoughts about the law and life.
Helen Mackay is a real changemaker and the first champion of NewLaw in New Zealand with her firm Juno Legal continuing to expand rapidly across the country. This year she is chairing LawFest and is a regular commentator on law and innovation. She is regularly called on by public and private sector entities and academia as the go-to person on the future of the legal profession.
Latest law jobs: Inhouse Counsel at Serko and more
The Power Lawyer To Rule Them All . . The Chief Justice On ‘Blowing Up’ Law Schools and The Drive For Diversity