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Clifford Chance sets first-ever LGBT+ and ethnicity targets

14-07-2020Muireann Bolger

Clifford Chance has set ambitious global and regional targets to promote inclusion, diversity and equality across the company’s global network.

Baker McKenzie rolls out task force to fight racism and promote diversity

09-07-2020Women in IPMuireann Bolger

International law firm Baker McKenzie has unveiled a global task force to combat racism and build greater inclusion and equality both within the firm and throughout the legal sector.

‘Jessica less likely to get a patent than Jake’: study reveals bias

29-06-2020Sarah Morgan

Women and minority inventors are not only less likely to apply for patents, but they’re also less likely to have their applications granted by the US Patent and Trademark Office than white men, according to a study from the University of Georgia.

Firms must ‘walk the talk’ on diversity: Black Solicitors Network

25-06-2020Sarah Morgan

The Black Solicitors Network, a not-for-profit organisation promoting the interests of black solicitors in the UK, has urged law firms and legal service providers to “walk the talk” on diversity.

INTA Virtual Conference: can brands live up to new D&I standards?


As the events of the past week show, there has never been more pressure on brands to confront their sometimes uncomfortable histories.

Landmark SCOTUS ruling backs rights for LGBT workers

16-06-2020Sarah Morgan

In a major win for LGBT workers, the US Supreme Court has ruled that gay, lesbian and transgender employees are protected by federal civil rights laws.

Stephenson Harwood launches apprenticeships scheme

11-06-2020Sarah Morgan

In an effort to increase diversity within its firm, London-headquartered Stephenson Harwood has become the latest law firm to establish a solicitor apprenticeship programme.

Non-profit launches fund for women of colour law students

02-06-2020Sarah Morgan

The Diverse Attorney Pipeline Program, a Chicago-based non-profit, is launching a fund and fellowship programme to support women of colour law students amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Help protect D&I in legal services industry, GC urged

International13-05-2020Rory O'Neill

The founder of a London legal services company fears that the COVID-19 pandemic could leave behind a “less diverse, less vibrant market and that will be to the detriment of everyone working in the legal profession”.

Seyfarth unites with diversity groups to limit COVID-19 impact

11-05-2020Sarah Morgan

Seyfarth Shaw has partnered with a coalition of organisations committed to promoting diversity and inclusion to combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on D&I in the legal profession.

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