IBA Global Showcase

25 Oct - 29 Oct 2021


Session information

Gender equality at the top: is the global legal profession doing enough?


IBA Diversity & Inclusion Council (Lead)
Forum for Barristers and Advocates
IBA Legal Policy & Research Unit
Judges' Forum
Law Firm Management Committee
Women Lawyers' Committee


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The session will explain the purpose of the IBA ‘50/50 by 2030’ Global Gender project, the root-causes of the lack of gender parity at the most senior levels of the legal profession and explore whether diversity initiatives are having any impact.

All sessions are being recorded, unless otherwise stated.

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Fiona McLeod AO KC Victorian Bar, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Co-Chair, IBA Diversity & Inclusion Council
Christopher Watson CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang, London, England; Co-Chair, IBA Diversity & Inclusion Council


Almudena Arpon de Mendivil Gomez-Acebo & Pombo, Madrid, Spain; IBA President
Sara Carnegie International Bar Association, London, England; Member, IBA Diversity & Inclusion Council
Asada Mariam Raz Mohammad MRS Melbourne Law School, Templestowe, Victoria, Australia
Daniel Winterfeldt MBE Hon KC Jefferies, London, England