Pauline Wylie

Communications Manager with A&O Shearman

Pauline Wylie is Communications Manager with A&O Shearman, the first fully integrated law firm with unparalleled geographic reach and global scale. It was formed in 2024 via the merger of two historic firms – Allen & Overy and Shearman & Sterling.

Pauline is a champion for social impact. She chairs the social impact committee within the Belfast office and leads on a wide variety of community investment projects and charity support, focusing on improving education and employment opportunities and promoting access to justice. She also manages volunteering opportunities, engaging colleagues to share their skills and expertise to support local communities. Her work reflects the culture of the firm and its commitment to help build a fair and equitable society.

An experienced, innovative, and award-winning communications practitioner, Pauline has a wealth of experience across the public, private and third sector. In 2022 she was recognised by the firm for her outstanding contribution to pro bono and community investment for her work with Street Child, a global charity partner. She is a BSc (Econ) Hons graduate from Cardiff University with a Post-Graduate Diploma from Université de Louvain, Belgium and is an accredited CIPR practitioner.

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