Diversity at the Bar: Tunde Okewale

February 17, 2015
Tunde Okewale

One of the most familiar faces in championing diversity at the Bar, is Tunde Okewale, human rights and criminal barrister at Doughty Street Chambers. He is one of the few lawyers we have ever interviewed who has completely broken the mould in terms of his background and journey into entering the law. In his first […]


Women in Litigation, Thurs March 12, New York

February 13, 2015

We are delighted to announce details of our Women in Litigation seminar which takes place in association with Kasowitz, Benson, Torres and Friedman LLP on Thursday March 12 at The Yale Club, New York. Women in Law Break-out session, December 2014 Date: Thursday March 12, 2015 Time:   8.15am – Registration and breakfast served 9am - Panel discussion 10am – Break-out […]


Diversity at the Bar: Susan Belgrave

February 10, 2015
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Susan Belgrave is an employment barrister at 7 Bedford Row. She has over 20 years of experience in employment tribunals and courts. Her practice covers the full spectrum of employment law from unfair dismissal and redundancy through discrimination, whistleblowing, TUPE and trade union rights. Chamber Global Diversity editor, Dee Sekar recently spoke to Susan about […]


Jennifer Hagle: Flying the Flag for Women Lawyers

February 5, 2015
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Jennifer Hagle is a transactional bankruptcy lawyer at Sidley Austin LLP. In 2014, Jennifer was the recipient of the Chambers USA Women in Law Award, Mentoring: Private Practice Lawyer of the Year. Since then, Jennifer has continued to play an active role in Sidley ‘s Committee on Retention and Promotion of Women and is involved […]


Chambers Women in Law at this week’s Women from Object to Subject: Political Power, Legal Discourse and Professional Equality symposium

January 13, 2015
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The University of Toulouse Law School is to host an international symposium on Women from Object to Subject: Political Power, Legal Discourse and Professional Equality. The conference takes place this week in Toulouse. The conference aims to explore the topic of women as subjects, both on a theoretical and practical level: from the real life experiences […]


Focus on Canada: An Interview with Dawn Jetten

December 22, 2014
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We caught up with Dawn Jetten to discuss why women’s networks are just as vital as ever; how long it takes to build a practice; and why an alternative career as a librarian may not have panned out so well… “I’m the oldest child, so I always felt like I could do anything I wanted!” […]