Diversity at the Bar: Monica Feria-Tinta

July 23, 2015

Monica Feria-Tinta, of 20 Essex Street Chambers, is a world-renowned international human rights lawyer, as well as the first and only Latin American lawyer practicing at the Bar of England and Wales. With an incredible career to date, including a groundbreaking case against a former Head of State and the first international human rights case […]

ArbitralWomen launch Dealing with Diversity in International Arbitration Guide

July 15, 2015
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Editors Louise Barrington and Rashda Rana SC recently launched an ArbitralWomen/TDM Special Issue on Dealing with Diversity in International Arbitration. Chambers Global Diversity Editor, Dee Sekar recently spoke to Rashda Rana about the reasons behind the project. “As President of ArbitralWomen, I was approached by Charlotte Waelde to see if ArbitralWomen would be interested in participating with TDM to produce […]

City University hosts Opening Doors and Removing Glass Ceilings – Widening Participation in the Legal Professions

July 8, 2015
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The conference, convened by the Centre for the Study of Professional Legal Practice, will take place from 9am to 5.30pm at Gray’s Inn Place, London on Friday, 10th July 2015. City University London and the Centre for the Study of Professional Legal Practice have convened a fantastic line-up of guest speakers to offer insight into […]

Association of Asian Women Lawyers to host seminar

June 23, 2015

The Association of Asian Women Lawyers are hosting their breakfast summer seminar in London on July 8th. The seminar entitled, ‘A fulfilling family life and a thriving career in the law: Can you have it all?’ will take place at Le Pain Quotidien in Covent Garden. Speakers include: – Bobbie Cheema, Queen’s Counsel, 2 Hare […]

Chambers European Leadership and Diversity Summit to be held in Dublin

June 22, 2015

We are delighted to announce details of our first ever Chambers European Leadership and Diversity Summit, in association with Eversheds. The summit will take place on Thursday, October 15th 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. Pamela O’Neill is a commercial litigation partner in the Dublin office. She is also head of the Eversheds Women’s Leadership Initiative. Pamela […]

Maternity Policies for Partners

June 15, 2015

To be or not to be a mother. Many female lawyers, especially those that partners in law firms, have suffered from this internal debate that pitches their desire to be mothers against their career ambitions. Certainly motherhood has been considered one of the greatest roadblocks to women´s professional success, not by the mere fact of […]