Helen Mackay

Director, Juno Legal

Helen Mackay, BCA, LLB, has been an in-house lawyer and a champion of the in-house legal profession for more than 20 years. She is a former President and CEO of the In-house Lawyers Association of New Zealand and co-chair of the foundation committee of In-House Counsel Worldwide. Helen is now the founder and leader of NewLaw firm and legal services provider Juno Legal. Juno provides on-demand in-house legal services for leading New Zealand businesses and public sector entities and enables its 21 lawyers to work fully flexibly. The firm’s advisory work focuses on strategy, design and high performance for in-house legal functions and on their use of technology to deliver better value. In its three years, Juno Legal has been awarded Employer of Choice >50 lawyers at the 2018 New Zealand Law Awards, a NZ Lawyer Innovative Law Firm in 2019 and 2020 and an NZ Lawyer Employer of Choice 2020.