Challenges and Opportunities for Women in Their Legal Career

On Monday 24th October, Chambers & Partners was delighted to hold a Diversity Seminar at the Ritz-Carlton in Santiago, Chile in association with Carey. Because law has traditionally been a male – dominated profession, this event attempted to explore the structure of traditional gender roles that[…]

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

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[…]

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

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[…]

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STRESS AWARENESS MONTH: The Problematic Culture of the Legal Profession, by 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[…]

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