higher and further education
Assistant general counsel
INTO University Partnerships | Europe
Alison Wright is assistant general counsel at INTO University Partnerships, an international education provider who partners with universities to help expand their global reach. Responsible for all UK legal matters at INTO and provides practical and responsive commercial legal advice to the Board and senior management, identifying solutions to support INTO in achieving its commercial aims. Alison is passionate about education for young people and mentors aspiring young legal professionals.
“Ali is delightful to work with. When providing instructions to us she is always clear in reflecting the business needs required from the legal advice, has a fantastic attention to detail and has a true skill at being able to corral commercial colleagues within the business to engage effectively with the legal function – ensuring that the legal team is seen as a facilitator and not a blocker to achieving the businesses’ goals and ambitions,” someone she works with said.
In the past 12 months, Alison has been instrumental working on various commercial deals with university partners and has continued to act as a role model for female professionals within her company and outside.