EWLA welcomes the new EU draft Directive on combating violence against women
EWLA welcomes the new EU proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on combating violence against women and domestic violence.  EWLA especially supports actions ensuring safety of all women. This new Proposal encompasses comprehensive measures. They are a stepping s...
TIL - 11 March 2022
IWD 2022: Women in Law
On the 8th of March every year, the whole world supports the work of women and their undoubted presence and relevance in all markets. The legal sector is no stranger to this reality, and more and more women are deciding to dedicate themselves to the legal profession with the aim of honouring this pr...
TIL - 08 March 2022
The women in law by the numbers
In view of today's date March 8th, International Women's Day, we take the opportunity to review, the transparency and recognition of figures. Because at the end of the day, feminism as a social strife becomes a question of numbers, a question of representation. We find ourselves before a society th...
Mariana González - 08 March 2022
Discover DEI Maturity Model the new project launched by ACC and its Foundation
The ACC (Association of Corporate Counsel) and its Foundation (ACC Foundation) have recently collaborated with executive professionals to launch the DEI Maturity Model, a legal project focused on assisting in diversity, equality and inclusion policies and programmes.  Among the categories incl...
TIL - 14 December 2021
Dana Denis-Smith: "Women can embrace being the majority in the legal profession"
1. What encouraged you to create the 'First 100 Years' platform? I found it difficult to understand the context around women not advancing in the legal profession since I started working in law in 2005 – for some reason, progress was always at snail pace but no one was able to explain what wa...
Dana Denis-Smith - 11 November 2021
Equality in the legal sector: HERoes Female Future Leaders awards Plaxedes Makura (HSF)
Law firms boast of policies that seek to promote diversity and equality. Diversity, Equality and Inclusion (DEI) issues are becoming increasingly relevant in law firms and it is a proposal that boards of directors make on an annual basis.  On this occasion we highlight Plaxedes Makura, a lawye...
Joe Goodman - 21 September 2021
Interview with Katharina Miller on the role of women in the legal profession
1. How have you seen the evolution of women lawyers in the legal sector since you started your professional career? I have started to work as an attorney-at-law 11 years ago. I am registered at Stuttgart bar and Madrid bar. In 2017, for the first time in German history, there were more women that r...
Katharina Miller - 18 August 2021
Race Talks: How Jackson Lewis raises awareness of racial inequality
--- Jackson Lewis fights racial inequality through its educational programme RACE Talks The issue of race has been a relevant topic in the legal sector for a couple of years now. In addition to citizens, law firms have also been active in advocating against the current racial inequality.  In...
Joe Goodman - 04 June 2021
Gender equality: Meet the initiative that unites law firms
--- Clyde & Co has joined the DIS (German Arbitration Institute) / ERA Pledge Gender Champion initiative in order to raise awareness of gender equality in international arbitration Specifically, through this initiative, law firms and organisations that join the initiative appoint Gender Champi...
TIL - 13 April 2021
Empowering Women. Learn about Hogan Lovells' Empowering Women and Girls initiative
--- Hogan Lovells launched its Empowering Women and Girls initiative Lila Ji is from Tilonia, a small, rural village in Rajasthan, one of the poorest states in India. She’s illiterate. She’s also trained as a solar power engineer at Barefoot College. Women from rural communities around...
Yasmin Waljee OBE - 08 March 2021
Clifford Chance chooses to challenge for International Women's Day
--- Leading international law firm Clifford Chance is celebrating International Women's Day 2021 with a month-long campaign of online events and initiatives that champion equality and celebrate advocates for gender parity across the firm Clifford Chance has been a longstanding advocate for women l...
Kaitlin Scagluso - 08 March 2021
Discover REAL, the platform that promotes racial equality among international lawyers
This interview of Kabir Duggal (Senior International Arbitration Advisor, Arnold & Porter LLP), Dana MacGrath (Investment Manager and Legal Counsel, Omni Bridgeway), and Rekha Rangachari (Executive Director, New York International Arbitration Center) explores the establishment of a new arbitral ...
TIL - 13 January 2021

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