Inequity in the Citadel of Justice: A Case for Fair Play!
This article first appeared on the website of the Kluwer Arbitration Blog on 21st August 2020 and is reproduced by their kind permission.
Payel Chatterjee and Pratibha Jain write for the Kluwer Arbitration Blog summarising their webinar conducted on July 31, “Not a Manel: Pursuing excellence in Dispute Resolution”. The session was hosted by Nishith Desai Associates in association with ArbitralWomen, Equal Representation in Arbitration (ERA), Kluwer Arbitration Blog, She Breaks the Law, Her Forum and Kluwer Arbitration Blog. The session discussed about the conscious and unconscious bias existing in the legal profession and need for empowering women and various initiatives taken by arbitral institutions, law firms and individuals towards this cause. In case you missed the webinar, the article provides a succinct snapshot.
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