Hogan Lovells and why it invests in talent and diversity. Three lawyers who illustrate this
In large international law firms, hundreds of lawyers enter internships every year. Hogan Lovells is a prime example of retaining young talent in the legal sector.  The Pathfinder programme seeks to find new lawyers with great potential and harness their diverse skills to enhance their leaders...
Editor - 29 March 2021
Discover the Freshfields Diversity Scholarship Programme 2021
Freshfields has demonstrated its commitment to employee diversity by announcing the completion of its 2021 Diversity Fellowship Programme, which includes three students from Columbia Law School, Georgetown University Law Center and Harvard Law School.  Through this programme, selected students...
Editor - 16 March 2021
Webinar (March 8th): Legal Technology and the Future of Women in Law
The Impact Lawyers and the European Women Lawyers Association (EWLA) will host a webinar on Monday 8 March (at 1 PM ET / 7 PM CET) on the occasion of International Women's Day on the following topic: "Legal Technology and the Future of Women in Law". REGISTER HERE: https://onevite.zoom.us/webinar/r...
Editor - 16 March 2021
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 - 16 March 2021
Reed Smith and its commitment to inclusion and diversity
Reed Smith, a firm known for its commitment to inclusion and diversity, has announced a partnership agreement with the Black Young Professionals (BYP) platform, with the aim of increasing the number of black candidates to work at the firm.  Created in 2016, BYP is an initiative that seeks to c...
Editor - 18 February 2021
Cleary Gottlieb - one of the ‘Best Place to Work’ for LGBTQ lawyers
Cleary Gottlieb has been named as one of the best firms to work for LGBTQ lawyers, according to a report by Human Rights Campaigning (HRC). Specifically, HRC has made this report through the 2021 Corporate Equality Index, which is a survey conducted in the United States and collects information on ...
Editor - 03 February 2021
Hogan Lovells promotes diversity and inclusion work
Hogan Lovells has introduced diversity & inclusion (D&I) billable hour credit for U.S. lawyers, an initiative being implemented globally and further affirming its commitment to diversity as a strategic priority. All U.S. counsel and associates are permitted to count approved D&I activit...
Editor - 27 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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