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  • 10 Leadership Skills for Lawyers to Excel in 2022

    10 Leadership Skills for Lawyers to Excel in 2022

    Running a law firm is rewarding but presents many challenges for managing partners. Leaders must manage not only the business aspects of running a law firm but tend to their duties in practicing law. Law firms run the best with leadership that is adaptive and responsive to the current workplace climate. In 2022, effective leadership […]


  • No female nominee for SHC, LHC judges

    No female nominee for SHC, LHC judges

    As the Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) meets on June 28 and 29 respectively to consider the appointments of seven new judges in the Sindh High Court (SHC) and for job confirmation of 13 additional judges of the Lahore High Court (LHC), there is no female nominee in either. Currently, only six female judges are […]


  • Women in law

    Women in law

    JUSTICE Ayesha Malik’s appointment as a judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan is to be celebrated not only because she is the first female to be appointed to this office but also because she is an intelligent, competent, and quality jurist who has proved her mettle in her decade-long tenure at the Lahore High Court. However, […]


  • Inclusivity of Women, that hard a thing in the legal profession?

    Inclusivity of Women, that hard a thing in the legal profession?

    Despite being one of the most noble professions, the legal profession or the legal fraternity if we may call it, isn’t that gentle with the women belonging to it. Even after a century, the Legal Practitioners’ Act 1923 has not affixed this gender imbalance which is transpicuous from the statistics that the representation of women […]


  • Time for More Women Mediators and Arbitrators: A Perspective from ADR Systems

    Time for More Women Mediators and Arbitrators: A Perspective from ADR Systems

    Jann Johnson, Esq., Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Marketing at ADR Systems, and Michael Koss, Business Development & Marketing Assistant Manager at ADR Systems, recently published an article in the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois blog and Spring Newsletter. The article, Time for More Women Mediators and Arbitrators: A Perspective from ADR Systems, explores the importance of […]


  • Can the Women of Law Get Justice?

    Can the Women of Law Get Justice?

    Women lawyers experience courtrooms and law firms in a manner fundamentally different than their male counterparts, which means that their career opportunities are drastically curtailed. Yet conversations in the legal community about the obstacles women face often produce a series of responses from male colleagues that can be reduced to defensiveness (“there are good men […]


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