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Allen & Overy Alumni Yearbook 2021

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Publications: 11 December 2023

The power of ADHD and how to harness it

Publications: 11 December 2023

The world needs different

Publications: 11 December 2023

An extraordinary and transformative year

Publications: 11 December 2023

Responsible AI: navigating the risks and embracing the possibilities

The 2021 yearbook, ‘Adapting to a new world’, explores how we merge the best of the old and the best of the new into something that works for the business, our clients and our people.
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Emerging stronger and better since the Covid-19 crisis

In April 2021, Wim Dejonghe and Gareth Price met in person for the first time since becoming senior and managing partner – almost a year into their term together. With the Covid-19 crisis continuing to impact businesses throughout 2021, they assess A&O’s response and what lies ahead.

Hybrid ways of working: the new normal

Covid-19 has demonstrated that changes to how we work could make lives easier as well as benefitting productivity. Can we merge the best of yesterday and today’s practices for a new tomorrow?

Thriving in a world of constant change

People get itchy feet and change jobs; with A&O alumna April Rinne, it’s more like an itchy mind because she wants to change conventional thinking and make the world a better place.

The transition to a sustainable economy: why it is relevant to everyone

As the world grapples with climate change and natural system degradation and their implications for life on earth, A&O has a key role to play in helping put sustainability at the core of all client decision-making.

Milestones on the road to sustainability

Two paths, one destination: meet alumni Duncan Lee and Elsabé Schimmelpenninck van der Oye who are each working in their own way to make a difference to the environment.

From a distance, but close-up

Sethu Khumalo and Qi Xie, two of A&O’s 2020 intake, had to adjust swiftly to virtual working – and A&O couldn’t have been more helpful in supporting them.

A busy year for social mobility work

A&O has long been committed to social mobility and working with like-minded organisations. Several new and exciting initiatives continue this tradition.

Sustainability climbs up boardroom agendas

Dutch partner Jochem Spaans considers himself fortunate to be in a practice that’s important from business, social and personal perspectives. Welcome to environmental law.

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