'He supported my case for partnership when I was pregnant' - DLA Piper's UK head on being mentored by Andrew Darwin

UK managing partner Sandra Wallace discusses her experience of being mentored by the firm's newly appointed senior partner Andrew Darwin

Sandra Wallace is UK managing partner and joint managing director for Europe and the Middle East at DLA Piper. She has held the UK leadership role since 2015, after initially making partner in the firm’s Birmingham employment practice in 2001. Wallace joined DLA in 1992 as a trainee.

Here, she discusses her experience of being mentored by the firm’s new senior partner Andrew Darwin, who was elected to the post last month having seen off competition from seven other contenders to secure the position in the wake of Juan Picon’s exit to Latham & Watkins.

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