Hayley is Director of Legal Operations & Innovation for Sky UK Legal. She has held this role since November 2017, alongside her role as Director of Legal for Customer Operations, IP and Data Protection.
As a member of Sky’s Legal Leadership Team, Hayley supports Sky’s UK and Group General Counsels in ensuring that Sky Legal is as innovative and efficient as possible. Hayley is currently leading Sky’s legal transformation project to create the Legal Department of the Future, Now!
Before taking up this role, Hayley spent 17 years leading Sky’s Consumer & Data Protection Legal teams through Sky’s fastest period of customer and product growth, requiring a strong focus on innovative ways of working. Before joining Sky, Hayley was a partner in the IP & Advertising practice at Field Fisher Waterhouse.
Hayley is an active member of the UK CLOC Council (Corporate Legal Operations Consortium) which aims to promote Legal Operations as a key strategic role, and foster a strong CLOC community.
Hayley has worked part-time since 2003 which enables her to balance family-life along-side her and career (she has two teenage children aged 15 and 18 and 3 dogs!). She actively champions Women in Leadership, Inclusion, and Flexible Working in the workplace. She is currently being reverse-mentored on what it means to be truly inclusive.