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Empowering women in law

Law firms should facilitate the growth of women in the legal fraternity, which will result in crafting a more progressive legal infrastructure

Levelling the field

The career growth of a female lawyer is often challenged by difficult work-life balance choices, leadership bias, a lack of opportunity for dialogue and debate, and stagnant workplace cultures

Power & parity

Senior women lawyers across Asia share personal stories of successes and struggles for a more inclusive legal profession

Diversity adversity

Supreme Court Justices Dhananjaya Chandrachud and Ajay Rastogi recently passed a ruling that enables women officers to serve as army commanders. The court also granted women officers the right to extended permanent service – a privilege that previously applied only to men. While the order affords women army officers the rights they deserved long ago, it does not fix overnight the backward views and stubborn stereotypes that persist within the corridors of power, be it those in the army or elsewhere.

The era of in-house counsel

Legal academic Professor Eunice Kim heralds a new era for in-house counsel

Thailand’s top 100 lawyers 2019

Thailand remains attractive to international investors for its openness to trade. The country has been a regional hub for many sectors. Asia Business Law Journal reveals Thailand’s top 100 lawyers in 2019

More than half the sky

Senior women lawyers share personal stories of challenges and success

An Asian mosaic

Senior women lawyers across Asia share personal stories of successes, struggles and strategies for a more inclusive legal profession.

Singapore’s top 100 lawyers 2019

Asia Business Law Journal reveals the top 100 lawyers practising in Singapore

Family ties no barrier to discrimination

Aleli Angela Quirino, Accralaw, Manila

Applying best practice

Fay Zhou, Linklaters, Beijing

Blood, sweat and tears

Zia Mody, AZB & Partners, Mumbai

Shattering stereotypes

Lin Shi, ACC Hong Kong

Pol Pot, hardship created an iron resolve

Mealy Khieu, Soksiphana & Associates, Phnom Penh

A greater purpose

Benedicta Du-Baladad, BDB Law, Manila

Clocking up the numbers

Tanya Khan, ACC Australia and Asia-Pacific

One region, different realities

Hanim Hamzah, Zico Law, Singapore (ASEAN)

Moulded by matriarchy

Arfidea Saraswati, Akset Law, Jakarta

A view from the top

Ira Eddymurthy, SSEK Legal Consultants, Jakarta

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