Marie-Aimée de Dampierre is considered one of a variety of ladies in management roles on the agency

Marie-Aimée de Dampierre

Hogan Lovells has appointed its first feminine solo chair. Marie-Aimée de Dampierre, managing associate for the Europe, Center East and Asia (EMEA) area, will serve a three-year time period from 1 Might 2021.

The mental property associate takes over from present post-holder, Leopold von Gerlach, who will return to observe when his time period ends.

De Dampierre is considered one of a variety of ladies in management roles on the agency. Susan Brilliant, now international managing associate for range & inclusion and accountable enterprise, handed over the UK managing associate position to Penny Angell final month, whereas Gill McGreevy is the managing associate on the agency’s Birmingham workplace. Beforehand, Claudette Christian served as co-chair, from 2010 to 2012.

Past Hogan Lovells, it was announced in the autumn that the magic circle would get its first feminine chief. Georgia Dawson assumed the position of senior associate at Freshfields earlier this 12 months.

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De Dampierre, former chair of Hogan Lovells’ international range and inclusion committee, mentioned: “By the mixture of my mental property observe and the management roles that I’ve held I’ve skilled first-hand the true energy and variety of our international agency.”

She continued:

“The influence of the worldwide pandemic has introduced unprecedented change to our folks, our enterprise and our purchasers, and highlighted the significance of innovating to remain linked. I’m proud and excited to information the Board as we navigate the brand new regular and proceed to assist our folks and ship a first-class service for our purchasers.”

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