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Speaking Up..

With a 30 year international legal & business leadership career including over a decade in the C-Suite as General Counsel running a global Legal & Compliance Function and five years managing Enterprise & Cyber Security, our Founder & lead consultant - Alexia Maas - has gained experience in many countries, different cultures and across several different industry sectors.  Her experience, vision and innovative ideas make her regularly sought out for her opinions and thoughts on the challenges facing leaders today.  Here are a few highlights from past engagements. 


If you would like to book Alexia as a panel or keynote speaker at your event, please email us at or make your request via our Online Contact Form.

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Las Vegas, USA

Strategy in Action: Building a Law Department Framework that resonates with the C-Suite.

Guest panelist with UpLevel Ops at the 2024 Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC) Global Institute - the largest Legal Ops event in the world.

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Speeding Progress on Digital and AI for Legal: How the GC can win support & funding.

Guest panelist with Global Counsel Leaders and Factor Law - discussing how speeding progress for your digital journey involves much more than technology - it's about political support, funding and leadership.


2024 Chief Legal Officers' Survey - ACC.

Guest panelist with the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) discussing the key findings of their 2024 Chief Legal Officers' Survey.  Addressing the conflicting pressure to enhance operational efficiency amid accelerating resource constraints. Sharing strategies to navigate regulatory compliance challenges, data privacy concerns, and AI sentiment among legal teams. Sharing valuable insights into potential AI use cases and the pivotal role of soft skill development for CLOs and their legal teams.

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Dallas, USA

The Business Centered GC - from the Practice of Law to the Business of Law

Guest Speaker with UpLevel Ops at the General Counsel Conference (Southwest), hosted by American Law Media (ALM) and Law.Com


The Strategic GC: Key Disruptors; Challenges & Opportunities; Leveraging Legal Ops & Technology

Guest speaker on UpLevel View Podcast, hosted by Stephanie Corey, CEO of UpLevel Ops



Crisis Management

Guest Speaker: COVID-19: Perspectives on Compliance; Uncertain Times & Strategies for Businesses to Mitigate Risk

San Francisco

From Fixer to Founder - the Evolving Role of the GC and Embracing Disruption in Industry

Keynote Speaker at the Summit on Legal Innovation & Disruption - SOLID West.

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Boston, USA

Cyber Security from inside the General Counsel's Foxhole

Panel Speaker at Conference hosted by the College of Law Practice Management (COLPM) and Suffolk University Law School.

Chicago, USA

Leadership through Uncertainty, Change & Opportunity

Panel Speaker at Conference hosted by Global Counsel Leaders Circle and law firm Baker & Mackenzie

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New York, USA

The Future of the Legal Profession: exploring trends, innovations, challenges & opportunities in the next 10 years

Keynote Speaker at Terralex 25th Anniversary Global Conference

Stockholm, Sweden

How In-House Legal Dept. can add value and enhance operational efficiency by embracing technology

Guest speaker at Conference hosted by the European General Counsel Association & Ericsson

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Washington DC, USA

5 Visions of Legal Services in 5-10 Years

Panel Speaker at Conference hosted by ILO (International Law Office), Lexology and the Global Corporate Counsel Congress.  Also reported in Corporate Counsel magazine.

New York, USA

Uncertainty in the EU, UK, US & China - How "Best in Class" Legal & Compliance Leaders organize their Function and respond effectively to change affecting the Business

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Co-presenting with K&L Gates (Partner for Public Policy & Government Relations) at GC Roundtable Event hosted by Global Counsel Leaders Circle


New York, USA

Cyber Security & Data Privacy: Effective Response Plans and Compliance Programs

Panel Speaker at Conference hosted by Eversheds Sutherland and Global Counsel Leaders Circle

Paris, France

Protecting the reputation of the GC & Legal Team - effectively responding to Crisis Management, Dawn Raids, Adverse Litigation and Investigations

Guest speaker at Conference hosted by the Global Counsel Leaders Circle

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