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Keya Advani takes on the role from June 2022 while GAIL’s inugural Executive Director, Sarah Dobson takes maternity leave.

Stepping into the role of interim Executive Director of the Global Alliance of Impact Lawyers, Keya brings a wealth of experience from previous roles as an impact finance lawyer at Bates Wells, Big Society Capital and Linklaters, working cross-jurisdictionally in the private, profit-with-purpose & non-profit sectors.

“I am excited to be a part of a community of legal leaders across the globe using their legal practice to have a positive impact on people and the planet.

As part of the just transition, we need to rethink almost everything, including law, legal practice and our roles as lawyers and I’m so proud to be part of an organisation that is rethinking the role of law and business in our world. For people in my network interested in knowing more, read more on our website about how GAIL connects, educates, inspires and mobilises impact lawyers locally and around the world, come along to one of our events, or reach out to me to talk through collaborations or membership.”