Upcoming Events

  • 07 Jul, 08:30 BST – 08 Jul, 08:30 BST
    Jefferies, 100 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4JL, UK
    Please join us in-person or virtually for a conversation and Q&A with the groundbreaking Clare Fielding, Managing Partner and Founder of Town Legal, the leading boutique planning law firm alongside Daniel Winterfeldt (General Counsel EMEA & Asia, Jefferies; Chair, InterLaw Diversity Forum.
  • 13 Jul, 17:00 – 18:15 BST
    Supported by Gowling WLG
    We invite you to join an intersectional panel discussion focusing on challenges facing women and diverse professionals in the legal profession in the wake of the pandemic and the steps we must now take to ensure progress on gender diversity is not reversed.
  • 14 Sept, 17:00 – 18:15 BST
    In partnership with the ACC
    In this webcast you will be able to hear how the UK MDS is working in practice and what insights it is giving legal teams that use it. You can also hear how legal departments are using the insights from the UK MDS to partner with law firms to create meaningful change in DEI in the legal profession.
  • 28 Sept, 17:00 – 18:15 BST
    As National Coming Out Day (11 October) approaches, we invite you to join this moving and uplifting panel discussion. Our panel will share their coming out journeys – and the insights they wish they could share with their younger selves.
  • 05 Oct, 17:00 – 18:15 BST
    Supported by Alacrity
    Bringing together key findings from our latest research report, our Race & Ethnicity factsheet will explore and highlight disparities in the experiences and perspectives of lawyers based on ethnicity and race, exploring issues ranging from bias and job satisfaction to work assignment and pay.
  • 13 Oct, 17:00 – 18:15 BST
    Supported by Macfarlanes
    Please join our fireside chat with Cynthia Adams, Managing Director, Legal & Compliance, Jefferies, who will share her perspective on race equity and inclusion in the legal profession & the work she is doing to improve the representation & experience of Black lawyers & business services colleagues.
  • 24 Oct, 17:00 – 18:15 BST
    Supported by Pallas Partners LLP
    To mark National Pro Bono Week 2022, we want to focus on the importance of pro bono work in improving the lives of diverse and socially mobile talent. Join us to celebrate the inspiring efforts of lawyers whose pro bono efforts are making lasting change to diverse individuals and communities.
  • 26 Oct, 17:00 – 18:15 BST
    Supported by Cooley
    We invite you to join us for an important panel discussion highlighting some of the unique challenges faced by LGBTQ+ Black, Asian and minority ethnic talent in the legal profession. We will hear personal stories and receive insights on the vital importance of LGBTQ+ friendly workplaces & networks.
  • 07 Nov, 17:30 – 19:30 GMT
    Location is TBD
    Join us for an important in-person fundraising event to mark World AIDS Day where we will raise awareness of the critical work of the Elton John AIDS Foundation and the Terrence Higgins Trust.
  • 09 Nov, 17:00 – 18:15 GMT
    Supported by Arnold & Porter
    Statistics from Age UK show that ageism is the most common type of discrimination in Europe – and it is women who are bearing the brunt of it. This panel discussion will focus on the important but rarely discussed intersection of gender and age.
  • 16 Nov, 17:00 – 18:15 GMT
    We are proud to join in conversation with award-winning trans lawyer and activist Mia Yamamoto. Born in a WWII Japanese internment camp, Mia's understanding of racial injustice was shaped at an early age. Mia grappled with gender dysphoria for many years before coming out openly as trans.
  • 01 Dec, 08:30 – 09:30 GMT
    Ahead of International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2022, InterLaw Diversity Forum is proud to launch our Disability Career Progression Factsheet, which will explore the disparities in the experiences and progression of lawyers with disabilities.

Past Events