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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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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To be ‘out’ and proud, or walk the tightrope of truthful obscurity? By Brie Stevens-Hoare QC

Our final guest contribution for LGBT History Month, Brie Stevens-Hoare QC (Hardwicke Chambers) shares her advice for navigating clients and colleagues at the Bar. Brie is recommended in the latest edition of the Chambers UK Bar Guide. She is a client-focused property barrister experienced at dealing with property litigation,[…]

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Transformation Through Collaboration: How the InterLaw Diversity Forum is Changing the Legal Sector, by Daniel Winterfeldt

The third post in our series of LGBT History Month guest contributions, Daniel Winterfeldt, founder of InterLaw and Partner at CMS, shares his experiences of founding an LGBT network. With the influence of InterLaw growing year on year, here Daniel outlines his advice for longevity and[…]

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