Alison Laird

Driver of Innovation & Change

Alison spent more than a decade working with BigLaw questioning the status quo and getting lawyers to think outside of the legal box to deliver ‘different’. Using a clever combination of people, process and technology, she continues to collaborate with lawyers and clients to develop bespoke solutions to strategic challenges.

Alison is an Advisory Board member for the Centre for Legal Innovation (CLI), Australia and was the Inaugural Chair of the Chief Innovation Officers Forum bringing together like-minded professionals driving change within their organisation. 

With more than 15 years working abroad in Beirut, Dubai and London, Alison is now based in Australia bringing her unique perspective to the legal profession and has worked for global law firms including DLA Piper and Pinsent Masons and most recently was the Global Head of Change Management for Morae Global. She has lived and worked in Beirut, Dubai, London, Brisbane, Canberra and Melbourne and holds an MBA from the University of Melbourne, Australia.