International Women's Day

12 March 2019

IWD: Ending bias in law firms would also boost productivity

Marcia Longdon, Partner in our Immigration department, writes for The Law Society Gazette for International Women's Day 2019.

Marcia Longdon

8 March 2019

IWD: Combatting violence against women and girls - are we there yet?

The Home Office has this week published an updated version of the Government’s Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) strategy. The VAWG action plan was first introduced in 2016 and this week’s refresher outlines 54 key measures the Government plans to implement to support those women and girls affected by violence.

8 March 2019

IWD: A Reflection on 100 Years of Women and the Law

It is impossible to let International Women’s Day pass this year (particularly for a female lawyer) without remarking on the fact that this year will mark 100 years since women were permitted to join the legal, and certain other, professions. 

Francesca Gibbs

7 March 2019

IWD: The best we all can be

Maybe it was the opportunity to debate anything but Brexit, but the January 2019 release of Gillette’s new advert ‘Believe’ was a hot topic among my friends.

Katie Newbury

6 March 2019

IWD: Guest blog: A day in the life of a wife, parent and lawyer

First day back at work tomorrow. Just like Nina Simone I am ‘Feeling Good’ as I mentally plan the year ahead. Last year’s slate has been wiped clean. In the absence of abject failure, there is always hope. As ever, the plan is to simultaneously be a decent wife/mother/family member, run a house, produce high quality work, develop my career, participate in the community and find more time to live. I propose to take it one day at a time, but tomorrow and the rest of the year will look like more like this...

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