Petra Zijp is nominated for the award 'Legal Woman of The Year' and Nicky Leijtens is nominated for the award 'Upcoming Talent of the Year'.
The public nominated many female lawyers, of which the jury chose six nominees in both categories. Petra was chosen because of her reputation and expertise in the field of capital markets. Nicky because of the way she stimulates innovation within our firm, contstantly looking for a balance between people, tools and technology.
Legal Women offers a platform for female lawyers to share knowledge and experiences, discuss and network. Every year, Legal Woman holds the election for 'Legal Woman of the Year' and 'Upcoming Talent of the Year'. With these awards, the organisation intends to bring female legal talent to the attention and communicate that there is a large group of female top talent in The Netherlands.