Our Partners

The XX Advantage collaborates with recognised experts and specialists in the field of diversity, recruitment and women’s career development to offer solutions which draw on leading edge thinking and expertise which at the same time reflect the challenges, nuances and trends affecting the legal sector.

These include

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Inclusivity Partners

A co-founder of the Reignite Academy, Inclusivity Partners is a diversity and inclusion recruitment consultancy that specialises in running return to work programmes. Its mission is to change the way the resourcing landscape works and the process in which recruiters identify talent.

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She’s Back

A co-founder of the Reignite Academy, She’s Back helps organisations access the potential of women at all levels; supports women who want to return; and cuts through with wow communications to campaign on behalf of women.



Mlegal is a transatlantic legal search boutique. Melinda joined Mlegal as a partner in 2018. XXAdvantage collaborates with Mlegal on senior level diversity searches for law firms, corporations and investment funds.

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Women In Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF)

WILEF is the professional development network for women in law exclusively dedicated to women from the largest U.S. law firms and corporate law departments. Our partnership with WILEF began when Melinda joined the board and helped launch the London Chapter in 2015.


Major, Lindsey & Africa

Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) is a full service legal search firm. Melinda joined MLA in 1999 and was a partner there until 2018.  XX Advantage collaborates with MLA on diversity searches for law firm associates, corporate counsel and project lawyers.