INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Experiences of a Female Partner & Director in Latin America, by Ruby Asturias

Ruby Asturias is a Partner and Director at Pacheco Coto Guatemala. The first of an upcoming series of guest contributions,  for International Women’s Day she tells us about her experiences of being a woman lawyer in Latin America. Many people have observed that, in Latin America,[…]

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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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Not sure about being ‘out’ in the legal profession? We attended The Law Society’s annual celebration of LGBT history month to find out how comfortable it is and what issues remain for LGBT lawyers.

This article was written by Paul Rance, Deputy Editor, Chambers Student. Heading in the right direction Since 2000, a wave of legislative change has transformed LGBT rights in England and Wales. It began when the age of consent was equalised and the ban on serving[…]

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