Women in Law and Literature, by Pallavi Gopinath Aney

July 30, 2016
Pallavi Gopinath Aney

Pallavi Gopinath Aney, a finance and projects Principal at Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow, was recently shortlisted in a global literature competition – one of 40 entries worldwide and the only finalist from Singapore. The Half the World Global Literati Award recognizes unpublished work with a central female protagonist, which gives a fresh perspective on […]

Dallas Post-Mortem: Why I Chose to be a Diversity and Inclusion Champion, by Bendita Cynthia Malakia, Founder of the Malakia Movement LLC

July 19, 2016
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Throughout my legal career, I have had the privilege of graduating from, and working for, internationally recognized institutions. I am a graduate of Barnard College, the undergraduate women’s college of Columbia University, and Harvard Law School. I spent seven years as an associate at an Am Law 100 law firm and I have in-house counsel […]

The Chambers Diversity Awards: USA 2016

June 21, 2016
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Last Thursday, 16th June 2016, we were delighted to host our inaugural Chambers Diversity Awards: USA 2016, which took place at the Yale Club of New York, in association with Sidley Austin LLP, and sponsored by Baker Botts LLP, BakerHostetler LLP, Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and Greenberg Traurig, LLP. After […]

Emerging Voices: Recognizing Transgender Rights in India, by Kosturi Ghosh, Swarnima and Ajay Patri, Trilegal

May 26, 2016
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Until 2014, there was little legal protection afforded to the transgender community against discrimination, harassment or abuse in India. They were denied their basic fundamental rights, excluded from participating in social, economic and political institutions, and faced widespread discrimination in the country. However, recently the Supreme Court of India recognized transgender people as the ‘third […]

STRESS AWARENESS MONTH: The Problematic Culture of the Legal Profession, by Karen Jackson

April 20, 2016
Karen Jackson

Karen Jackson is a senior solicitor and is Director of didlaw, a boutique employment law firm founded in 2008 and specialising in disability discrimination, mental health issues in the workplace and work-related stress. She is a fierce advocate for the rights of employees who suffer mental illness and also advises employers on best practice. didlaw […]

From Law to Politics: Seeking Equality in the Legal Profession – Part 2

April 13, 2016
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This time 100 years ago, women were playing an essential role in keeping Britain going during the First World War: continuing production lines, rebuilding houses, leading communities and caring for the wounded and vulnerable – all of this, without the right to vote. As we know, 1918 saw the end of the war and the […]