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Bates Wells hires Dentons disputes partner to broaden commercial client base

Tim Constable flags new firm’s advocacy of B Corp certification as driver for move

  • 8mos
News | UK

Obelisk Support underscores ESG credentials with rare B Corp certification

UK ALSP joins small number of legal businesses to receive top ESG accolade

  • 8mos
ESG | UK

Mishcon partner departs to launch corporate boutique in London

Angeli Arora founds Allectus to service funds clients in areas including shareholder disputes and impact investing

Hogan Lovells announces three-year partnership with WaterAid

Partnership sees transatlantic firm support climate-resilient water and sanitation projects in Mozambique

  • 9mos
ESG | UK

Justice Bid adds law firm ESG metrics to outside counsel DE&I selection service

Influential Chicago-based platform teams up with European ESG specialist impactvise

Slaughter and May becomes first major law firm to set social mobility targets

Magic Circle firm aims to have 25% of employees from lower socio-economic background by 2033

US corporates see C-suite take on bigger role in ESG leadership, MoFo study finds

Increased regulatory demands prompts shift in ESG policy from GCs to chief compliance officers and CEOs

Prominent City firms sign climate crisis pledge

Osborne Clarke, DLA Piper and Mishcon de Reya among eight firms signing pledge to help limit global warming to 1.5°C

  • 11mos
ESG | UK

Kirkland & Ellis builds energy offering in Washington DC with tax partner from Allen & Overy

Hire latest example of law firms responding to Biden administration’s $370bn clean energy subsidies

Professional bodies mark the fourth anniversary of the Women in Law Pledge

Law Society and Bar Council promote anniversary of initiative to improve gender equality in law

Financial services firms face culture risk from tech, managing multi-generational workers, study finds

Organisations need to view culture as a strategic imperative, according to Allen & Overy report

‘Diversity of teams means a diversity of thought’ - five takeaways from Luxury Law Summit London

Maura O'Malley identifies key themes that surfaced during a day of discussion and debate at Luxury Law Summit London

Linklaters, Allen & Overy among firms collaborating in major new social mobility initiative

Scheme led by City of London Law Society aims to significantly grow number of solicitor apprentices from diverse backgrounds

Legal profession still has long way to go globally to improve inclusivity for LGBTQ+ lawyers

At the start of Pride month, the ICC Court of Arbitration's Alexander Fessas reflects on how firms can improve their performance by creating diverse teams

  • 11mos

How legal departments can partner with their business to lead on ESG

Legal teams should help join the dots on ESG issues across all parts of the business, writes KPMG's Stuart Fuller

  • 1yr

Professional vandalism or conscientious objection: UK lawyers' eco-declaration sparks national debate over 'cab-rank' rule

Barristers' pledge not to take instructions relating to fossil fuel projects criticised by Bar Council head and could lead to disciplinary action

  • 1yr
News | UK

Who won Women And Diversity in Law Awards - and why - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion categories

Details of the winning entries in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion section of the awards

Trailblazing women leaders, diversity campaigners and businesses recognised in Women and Diversity in Law Awards

Winners unveiled at London ceremony dedicated to professionals making the UK legal sector more diverse and inclusive

  • 1yr
News | UK
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