Tag results for 'Diversity-and-inclusion'

Diversity Questionnaire – June 2022

Released on Jun 27, 2022

IBA European Regional Forum Diversity & Inclusion Survey report: Building active engagement with Diversity & Inclusion

A report on a survey created by the Diversity and Inclusion Working Party of the IBA European Regional Forum to understand how Diversity & Inclusion is perceived by European law firms and to try to learn from each other’s experience.

Released on Jan 13, 2022

Diversity denied is justice denied

In the wake of Black Lives Matter protests and the George Floyd murder trial, serious questions are being asked about how to deal with deep-seated racial disparities throughout society, including the justice system and the legal profession.

Released on Jun 3, 2021

Diversity: anti-bias training not whole solution to law’s diversity issue

In late September, junior barrister Alexandra Wilson hit the headlines after tweeting about her experience of being mistaken as a defendant by court staff not once, but three times in a single day. ‘I don’t expect to have to constantly justify my existence at work,’ she concluded.

Released on Nov 11, 2020

Diversity series: What are you doing to promote diversity? - Litigation Committee newsletter article, April 2020

Diversity series: What are you doing to promote diversity? - Litigation Committee newsletter article, April 2020

Released on Apr 6, 2020

Diversity series: Tackling impostor syndrome

The US Supreme Court justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on 18 September, was an outspoken advocate of gender equality, equality more generally and the rule of law. She was appointed by Bill Clinton in 1993, the second of only four women to have served on the US Supreme Court. The film On the Basis of Sex is a legal drama based on her early life.

Released on Mar 9, 2020

Diversity in law firms: slow progress

Achieving diversity is one of the most challenging management issues law firms now confront. For over a decade, firms have been seeking to raise levels of women, ethnic and other minority groups within their ranks and especially within their higher echelons. Yet, despite their considerable efforts, progress is proving to be frustratingly slow.

Released on Jul 21, 2016

Diversity and Inclusion Toolkit for Lawyers

The Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Toolkit was developed by the IBA to provide member firms with an action plan to embed the core principles of diversity and inclusion into their organisations.