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08/08/2017One of the questions I frequently ask experienced, successful women lawyers is, “if you could go back in time and give your younger self advice, what would you say to her?” Here is a distillation of their wisdom.
I joined Hogan Lovells (or Lovell White Durrant as it then was) as a trainee solicitor in 2000 and have been a partner in the financial services litigation team since 2012.
Law is losing talented women. The Solicitors Regulation Authority’s Annual Statistics report Reveals the scale of the problem: despite significantly more women than men studying law, receiving training contracts and qualifying as solicitors only 33 per cent of partners across the UK are women.
Vera Vollmann is a trainee solicitor at Slaughter and May.
Two out of every five female barristers have experienced harassment at the Bar, a new report claims today.
2 Temple Gardens’ Caroline Harrison QC concludes our ‘My Pride Story’ series with her experience of joining the Bar as Michael to taking silk as Caroline.
Isaac Eloi is a paralegal and future trainee at Midlands firm Freeths. This is his Pride Story.
Today’s Pride week profile features No 5 Chambers barrister S Chelvan.
In today’s Pride Story, Hardwicke’s Brie Stevens-Hoare QC acknowledges the ‘privileged’ position she finds herself in – but says it was not always the case.
Ahead of London’s Pride parade next weekend, Fieldfisher managing partner Michael Chissick shares his experiences.
3 Hare Court senior clerk James Donovan is the latest interview in our series of profiles to mark London Pride week.
In the second in our series of profiles to mark London Pride, we speak to Gowling WLG partner Clare Fielding.
13/06/2016Daisy Reeves is a banking partner at Berwin Leighton Paisner.
Jannan Crozier is a corporate lawyer at Baker & McKenzie. She was pregnant through the partnership application process, and went on maternity leave one month after being made up in 2015.
24/05/2016There is much a successful lawyer on the cusp of starting a family can do to ensure maternity transition is a success.
How can young female lawyers make sure they fulfill their ambition and potential and progress up the career ladder?
Osborne Clarke has updated its firmwide strategy, putting the focus on sectors, client relationships and diversity in the next four years.
At the end of last year, The Lawyer published research findings on disability. According to their figures, 1 per cent of individuals at smaller law firms report having a disability, with the proportion falling to 0.7 per cent at larger firms.
There has never been a better time to be a woman contemplating a career in law.
Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co has promised to increase the number of women in its partnership from 20 per cent to 30 per cent by 2026, after figures reveal the firm lags behind its merger partner Gowlings.