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  • A first common challenge is childcare

    Back from maternity: Five common challenges

    • 28 Aug 2018
    • Emma Spitz

    From less elasticity around stay late in the office to dealing with the ‘invisible bump syndrome’, career coach Emma Spitz tackles five common obstacles that female lawyers face when returning to work after maternity leave

  • Women in law: What makes a great lawyer?

    • 24 Oct 2016
    • The Lawyer

    For any lawyer aspiring to make partner the ability to win new business has always been critical.

  • Two in five female barristers have been harassed at the Bar

    • 11 Jul 2016
    • Richard Simmons

    Two out of every five female barristers have experienced harassment at the Bar, a new report claims today.

  • Women in law: The critical career factors to focus on

    • 23 Feb 2016
    • The Lawyer

    There has never been a better time to be a woman contemplating a career in law.

  • One third of young female lawyers have lost their ambition to reach the top

    • 6 Nov 2015
    • Richard Simmons

    One in three young female lawyers have lost ambition and interest in progressing to senior management, a new study has found.

  • Life at the Bar: a letter to my former self

    • 29 Oct 2015
    • Rachel Tandy

    Lawyer 2B’s tame barrister explains the intricacies of practice. This month she looks back on what she’s learned in the last three years.

  • Are female lawyers more ethical than the male?

    • 18 Oct 2015
    • The Lawyer

    I recently spoke at the Financial Services Lawyers Association (FSLA) as part of a panel on women and cultural change in financial services.

  • My career story: "I combined Slaughters partnership with being a mother of six"

    • 27 Sep 2015
    • Becky Waller-Davies

    Laura Carstensen spent 10 years as a partner at Slaughter and May before quitting law entirely and moving to the Welsh countryside. She tells us about her big career decisions.

  • My career story: "I moved from the bar to a law firm"

    • 20 Sep 2015
    • The Lawyer

    Barrister Camini Kumar, now an associate at Penningtons Manches, gives her advice on moving to a law firm from the bar.

  • My Career Story: "I took a career break"

    • 6 Sep 2015
    • Becky Waller-Davies

    The Lawyer’s new feature, My Career Stories, will explore the personality and rationale behind impressive careers every week. This week, Top Right general counsel Nilema Bhakta-Jones charts her journey from pupillage to in-house via the Government Legal Service and the City.

  • Why I'm not bothered by the Garrick's vote against female membership

    • 16 Jul 2015
    • The Lawyer

    Does the fact that I cannot join the Garrick fill me with dismay? Not at all.

  • Why all lawyers should be concerned about the Garrick Club’s vote against female membership

    • 13 Jul 2015
    • The Lawyer

    Lawyers should be especially bothered by the Garrick Club affirming its ‘men only’ stance on membership, writes the Equal Justices Initiative.

  • Five things we learned from the Women in Law Empowerment Forum

    • 30 Jun 2015
    • Natasha Bernal

    The Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) launched its first event last week to talk about female ambition in the legal world, gathering some of the top female partners from US firms in the City to share their thoughts on how ambition can unlock opportunities (when used in the right way).

  • Three cases that have defined women's rights in the UK and beyond

    • 6 Mar 2015
    • Amy Woolfson

    To mark International Women’s Day on 8 March, Amy Woolfson takes a look at some of the cases that have defined women’s rights in the UK and beyond.