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

January 13, 2015

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 […]

An Interview with Dawn Jetten

December 22, 2014
Dawn Jetten

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!” […]

Highlights from Chambers Women in Law seminars 2014

December 22, 2014
(L-R) Ruby Asturias, Mariana Eguiarte, Sandra Gonzalez, Dee Sekar, Monique Morreale, Luisa Menezes, Andrea Mattei

Since we launched the Women in Law seminars in 2013, we have had the opportunity to meet some dedicated lawyers who are passionate in furthering the advancement of women in the legal profession. In 2014, we held 6 women in law seminars in New York, Miami and São Paulo. In March, we explored Women in Law: […]

Focus on Canada: Andrea Laing

November 14, 2014

  We caught up with Andrea Laing to discuss how to employ archetypes in court; the benefits of getting to grips with the science of memory; and why projecting yourself as ‘the tough litigator’ isn’t always such a good idea… “I always wanted a challenging career,” says Andrea Laing, but, she quickly adds: “I never […]

Chambers Women in Law returns to Brazil in December

November 12, 2014

I am delighted  to announce details of our Women in Leadership: Latin America seminar in association with Greenberg Traurig, KermaPartners and TozziniFreire. The event is also supported by the female general counsel network, Jurídico de Saias. The seminar takes place at The Renaissance Hotel on Tuesday, December 9th in São Paulo, Brazil. The seminar, composed of 2 panels of corporate counsel […]

Female Insurance Group Asia (FIGA) launches in Hong Kong and Singapore

November 11, 2014
Hong Kong FIGA representative, Carmel Nye

FIGA is a new network for women in the insurance industry and was launched last year in Hong Kong and Singapore by law firm RPC, on the back of the success of their sister group, FIG (Female Insurance Group) in the UK. FIGA is designed to bring women from across the insurance industry in Asia together. With very […]