Linklater's Race Action Plan
Linklaters has published a plan to increase the diversity of black lawyers in its international staff, and since this is an issue that concerns the management of this law firm, it has designed an action plan structured in 5 points:  1.To create an inclusive culture Establish a Black Diversi...
Editor - 02 January 2021
ABA study on diversity in the legal profession in America reveals discrimination against Disabled and LGBTQ+ lawyers
According to a study released by the American Bar Association (ABA), lawyers who either identify as LGBTQ+ or as having disabilities face discrimination at their workplaces. Both subtle and overt forms of discrimination are reported, as well as subtle but unintentional biases. The first-of-its-...
Christine Fuessel - 15 December 2020
DLA, Ashurst, PWC and more. Know the winners of UK Social Mobility Awards 2020
The UK Social Mobility Awards has published a list of the winners for 2020, which rewards lawyers and firms that promote and facilitate social mobility within the UK market.  The awards aim to reward those firms that set social mobility on an equal footing with other diversity issues, where th...
Editor - 14 October 2020 United Kingdom
10 actions for change
In the wake of the tragic killing of George Floyd, Herbert Smith Freehills began a deeper conversation with its lawyers about improving ethnic diversity across the firm, and how it could work harder to build a supportive, respectful environment where everyone could thrive. The firm has unveiled 10 ...
Editor - 11 September 2020
The finalists of the Women in law awards 2020
The Women in Law Awards 2020 has published the law firms and lawyers who are finalists for this year's awards.  Among the finalists are prestigious firms such as Baker McKenzie, CMS, Simmons & Simmons, Allen & Overy, Clyde & Co, among others.  The awards ceremony will take pl...
Editor - 07 September 2020
Are really increasing the presence of women in Arbitration?
The International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA) has published a report on the efforts made by arbitration organizations and institutions to increase the representation of women in the arbitration sector. The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has participated in this report. Specif...
Editor - 31 July 2020
Hogan Lovells has been recognized as a UK Top 50 Employer for Women
Hogan Lovells is listed for the fifth consecutive year in the UK's Top 50 Employers for Women, in an award organized by The Times.  This recognition has been received with joy by the British law firm and this is how Susan Bright, Hogan Lovells Global Managing Partner for Diversity & Inclus...
Editor - 30 July 2020 United Kingdom
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