JPM’s Jelena Gazivoda and Bojana Javoric participate in Freshfields’ Global Sponsorship Programme

JPM’s Senior Partner Dr Jelena Gazivoda and Senior Associate Bojana Javoric have been invited to participate in this years Global Sponsorship Programme of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer global law office.

The Programme officially started on 1st and 2nd October, with the meetings, lectures and networking taking place in London.

This was the 4th annual Global Sponsorship Programme organised by the Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, the leading law office in the world, that celebrated its 275th birthday this year. The Programme is a gender diversity program designed to retain high performing woman senior associates and prepare them for promotion. Since its launch in 2015, the Programme has been a highly successful leadership development programme and a rite of passage for woman who are promoted to Counsel and Partner.

Each year around 22 couples from the Freshields’ offices around the world are chosen to take the roles of Sponsor and Sponsee. Throughout the course of one year they need to work closely to develop Sponsee’s Business plan and to participate in other activities and courses which shall help the senior associate to improve its business skills.

JPM was one of the two law firms, outside Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer law office, that was invited to participate in this highly appreciated and educative programme.