Gordons appoints Catherine Woodward as head of Diversity and Inclusion
Gordons has appointed commercial litigation solicitor and current Leeds Law Society president, Catherine Woodward, as its head of diversity and inclusion (D&I). The role has been created to place an even greater emphasis by the firm on its ongoing commitment to D&I, and to raise awareness o...
TIL - 21 February 2022
How diversity, equity, and inclusion promote business innovation
Innovation in business is powered by unique perspectives and new ideas. At the forefront of innovation is diversity, equity, and inclusión. Having diverse perspectives from teammates who come from different backgrounds ensures that your team approaches a problem from multiple angles and this ...
Gema Gago - 21 January 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
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/webin...
TIL - 16 March 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
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...
TIL - 03 February 2021
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 ...
TIL - 11 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...
TIL - 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...
TIL - 30 July 2020 United Kingdom

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