Linklaters appoints new Global HR Director, Angela Ogilvie

Linklaters has appointed a new Global HR Director, Angela Ogilvie after her predecessor Chris Lynch stepped down from the role after seven years at the firm.

Angela, who has been with the firm since 1995 and is promoted from the role of Head of Partner Advisory, takes overall leadership of the firm’s global HR function, responsible for helping to achieve the firm’s vision and strategy, driving business performance and creating a high-performance culture and environment where talented people from diverse backgrounds are able and motivated to perform at their best. As Global HR Director, Angela will join Linklaters’ Executive Committee. 

Gideon Moore, Firmwide Managing Partner said:
“I want to thank Chris for the exceptional contribution she has made to the firm and our leadership team. Our people are at the heart of everything we do and empowering them and our teams to do great work in the right environment is a foundational element of our strategy. We are delighted we have made an internal appointment for this important role and I’m excited to be working with Angela in developing this strategy for the future.”
Angela Ogilvie said:
“I am excited to build on Chris’s legacy and continue developing a best-in-class HR team, as well as shaping a people strategy that makes Linklaters a great place to work, with the firm being lauded as a responsible and inclusive business.”

Angela will continue to be based in Linklaters' London headquarters.