Women @ the Chancery Bar: Getting in and Getting On

Last month, the Chancery Bar Association invited female aspiring barristers to attend its ‘Women @ The Chancery Bar’ event, with the goal of encouraging talented women to shelve misconceptions and apply. We heard from a number of female juniors and silks on their positive experiences[…]

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School for Justice: Educating Survivors of Child Trafficking to Put Offenders Behind Bars

School for Justice was founded in April this year to truly liberate victims of child prostitution by providing them with a legal education to pursue justice for the crimes committed against them. The precedent-setting initiative was launched by Dutch anti-trafficking group, Free A Girl, and advertising agency J.[…]

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Conversations about Women in Law: Singapore

In recent years, Singapore has been making huge strides towards positioning itself as a global legal hub. With the rapid growth in the legal market came marked changes in the gender makeup of this sector: in 1973, only 15 per cent of lawyers in Singapore[…]

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Building Career Foundations: Networking Your Way to Partnership, by Jennifer Mikulina

Sixty years ago, McDermott became the second major US law firm to elect a woman partner, and our Firm remains committed to enabling opportunities for all. Through our Gender Diversity & Inclusion Committee (“GDIC”), we develop policies and initiatives to reinforce the Firm’s long-standing commitment[…]

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