In January 2015, Chambers and Partners launched Chambers Diversity, an extension of our successful Chambers Women in Law initiative led by Global Diversity Editor, Dee Sekar. Covering the UK, Europe, Asia, USA and Latin America, the programme will be unearthing the most outstanding lawyers who have shown a real commitment to advancing diversity in the legal profession.
We are delighted to announce the winner of our inaugural Chambers Europe Outstanding Achievement to Diversity award. Lesley Wan is Corporate Real Estate Counsel of Lloyds Banking Group.She is pro-actively involved in various community and charity initiatives, both personally and in her professional capacity. In 2012, she created Through the Looking Glass programme to inspire talented young students from less affluent areas to realise their potential, and currently leads Breakthrough – a highly successful mentoring scheme for Lloyds Banking Group’s women’s network.
Lesley received the award at our Chambers Europe Awards ceremony on Friday 24th April in Amsterdam.
Here are some photos from the event: