Petra Zijp has won the Legal Woman of the Year Award 2015. Petra is an expert in the field of capital markets and was praised by the jury for her impressive track record and positive client reviews.
The jury consisted of Hanneke Dorsman (Head Legal at ABN AMRO), Walter Hendriksen (President of the Bar and partner at Van Doorne) and Nora van Oostrom (Advisor at NautaDutilh and Executive Manager of the Law Firm School). Nora, who was Legal Woman of the Year 2014, handed over the award to Petra.
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.