Exchange Chambers signs Women in Law Pledge

November 11, 2021

Northern Powerhouse Exchange Chambers has signed the Women in Law Pledge.

The Women in Law Pledge, created by the Bar Council of England and WalesThe Law Society, and the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx), is a commitment to work together to harness the power of gender equality to transform the business of law.

In signing the Pledge, Exchange has implemented an action plan addressing key areas of its business including recruitment, career progression and retention, opportunities and pay, training, marketing and management.

Commenting on Exchange Chambers’ commitment to the Women in Law Pledge, barrister Carly Sandbach said:

“As proud signatories to the Women in Law Pledge, we have set a range of high-level targets around gender and diversity to make a real difference within Chambers.

“We are absolutely committed to supporting the progression of women into senior roles in the profession by focusing on retention and practice development opportunities.  We will also be tracking progress towards achieving our goals.”

Jonathan I’Anson, Chief Executive at Exchange Chambers, echoed Carly’s sentiments.

“As a Board, we are committed to creating a more equal legal profession for all.   Signing the Women in Law Pledge is a vital stepping stone in achieving positive change,” he said.

For further information on Exchange Chambers’ actions and targets in relation to the Women in Law Pledge please click here.