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 […]

Focus on the UK Bar: Amanda Yip QC

November 11, 2014

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

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 […]

Focus on USA: Laura Wilkinson

October 7, 2014

Laura Wilkinson is a partner in the Washington, DC offices of Weil, Gotshal & Manges. She worked as a lawyer at the Federal Trade Commission before entering private practice. In her spare time, Laura is dedicated to a number of civic organisations such as Legal Momentum – the Women’s Legal Defense and Education Fund, the […]