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It is worldwide recognized very difficult to become a lawyer, even more difficult, a law firm partner.

According to the report, women make up just under 36 percent of all attorneys, only 24 percent of all partners.

In this session, Janet will share with you how she entered into legal profession along a very unusual route, the difficulties and challenges making herself a female partner at a competitive and often male dominant legal profession, what she gained from fantastic gap years in Europe and Australian, how she managed to strike a balance between extremely demanding work and her family life, how she motivate myself to continuously standing at the forefront of the legal practice.

Join us on Friday, February 22 from 16:00-18:00 at Real Bread Cafe (No.47 Guanjiaqiao, Gulou District, Nanjing, near Xinjiekou).

Pizza & Salad Buffet and one drink is included in each ticket.

About the Forum

The Nanjing International Women's Leadership Forum (NIWLF) offers senior female executives in the international business community opportunities to connect with peers in the Nanjing community and broaden business experience across industries and cultures.


4 PM

30 mins


4:30 PM

30 mins

Presentation by Janet Gu

5 PM

15 mins

Q & A

5:15 PM

6 PM



  • Janet Gu (Partner at King & Wood Mallesons)

    Janet Gu

    Partner at King & Wood Mallesons

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Member Price RMB 60
RMB 90