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Rising Stars in Law

Rising Stars logo, rising stars in lawHere you will find all of our information on the law category for our 2015 Rising Star awards as well as all of our nominees. The awards are the only awards of their kind to focus solely on the pipeline of female talent below management level. The aim of the 2015 awards is to recognise and celebrate 50 female role models and individual contributors across 10 different industries who represent the future leaders of tomorrow.

WeAreTheCity.com was founded in April 2008 and launched in September 2008, with the aim of providing information to women who wish to progress in their careers via networking and events.  The concept of the website is to provide services that not only help women develop themselves both personally and professionally, but also contributes to a wider strategy of supporting working women in the UK more broadly by bringing together the charity sector and potential entrepreneurs on to one common platform.

Monica Dupont-Barton
15
Jul

Monica Dupont-Barton | Reed Smith LLP

I’ve always wanted to build a European leverage finance practice from London. With the enlargement of Europe, the possibilities of investments in Europe have also increased. The leverage finance desk of every fund and every bank in London contains nationals from at least Germany, France, Italy and Spain (and possibly Holland). And yet law firms...
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Caroline Andrews
15
Jul

Caroline Andrews | Giles Wilson

I am extremely flattered to have been nominated for this award but this also reflects the team ethic that we produce at the firm. I started working in law because I wanted to help families get through their most difficult moments, and my developing practise of fertility law was a natural result of that. Through...
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Tara Rajah
14
Jul

Tara Rajah | Allen & Overy

Tara is a Senior Associate at Allen & Overy and advises on corporate and commercial transactions. In the last six months alone, Tara’s work has ranged from leading on cross-border deals from $500m-$2billion in value, to providing technical support for UK start-ups. Her clients describe her as “very composed and clear in a difficult atmosphere”...
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