Focus on Canada: An Interview with Blakes partner Dawn Jetten

December 19, 2014

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!” […]


Focus on Canada: Andrea Laing

November 14, 2014
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  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 […]


Focus on the UK Bar: Amanda Yip QC

November 11, 2014
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Amanda Yip QC of Exchange Chambers is a top personal injury and clinical negligence expert who has long been an outspoken advocate for women entering the Bar. Here, she talks to Chambers Women in Law about her career, gender equality at the Bar, maintaining the elusive work/life balance and the usefulness of social media. Early […]


Exploring Women in Leadership: New York November 2014

October 17, 2014
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We are delighted to be having our third Women in Law seminar in New York this year. Our Exploring Women in Leadership seminar takes place at The Yale Club on Wednesday, 5th November. The NYSBA Latin America Council has teamed up with Chambers Women in Law to host a Women in Leadership Summit on November 5th […]