Jacqueline ZalapaPartner at Campbell Johnston Clark
Jacqueline Zalapa is a Partner in the London office of the shipping law firm, Campbell Johnston Clark. She is a tri-qualified lawyer in England & Wales, the United States and Australia. She has extensive experience handling commercial disputes in the shipping, offshore and private equity sectors, whether in court, arbitration or using ADR techniques.
During the last 15+ years of her legal career practicing law in London, New York and Sydney, Jacqueline has observed some of the challenges women persistently face to progress their careers in law firms globally, in particular gender stereotypes, discriminatory and biased remuneration and mentoring practices, conservative workplace structures and sexual harassment.
Jacqueline is a Trustee of the Sailors’ Society, one of the largest and most comprehensive seafarers’ support charities in the world.
She holds a Master of Laws (LLM) (University of Sydney, Australia), Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Bachelor of Arts (BA) (Macquarie University, Australia). She is a Member of the Law Society of England and Wales (2007), the New York Bar (2006), Law Society of N.S.W, Australia (2004) and WISTA U.K. (an international organization seeking to attract and support women in the shipping industry). She is named as a leading individual in the Shipping and Maritime Expert Guide in 2018, 2019 and 2020.