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Rising Stars Top 5 in Law

Rising Stars logo, rising star in lawHere you will find our top five law finalists for the 2015 Rising Star Awards. 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.

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Oct

Rising Stars 2016: So what happened next for our winners? | Part four

In 2016, thanks to the help of a number of amazing supporters and sponsors, WeAreTheCity ran its Rising Star awards programme for a second year. The aim of the awards was to identify 100 future leaders and role models under, management level, across 20 different industries. After more than 800 nominations and an intensive judging...
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Sascha Grimm
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Jul

Sascha Grimm ǀ Cooley

Sascha Grimm is an associate solicitor at the London office of Cooley, sitting in the commercial litigation department. Sascha is also the Chair of a women’s legal network called Women In Law London (WILL), which aims to tackle the poor retention rate of women in law. Having always been passionate about diversity within the legal...
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Gemma Lodge
15
Jul

Gemma Lodge ǀ DLA Piper

With tremendous hard work and talent, Gemma has built a career for herself in the Real Estate team at DLA Piper and is now a highly regarded associate in the London-office. When Gemma first joined DLA Piper as an office assistant almost 19 years ago she had no inkling as to the opportunities that might...
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Alicia Millar
15
Jul

Alicia Millar ǀ Reed Smith LLP

Alicia Millar is the EME Learning and Development Manager based in the Reed Smith London office. She joined the firm in April 2014 from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer where she was a manager in the global L&D team. Prior to this she worked as a Training Officer for Christie’s, the international auction house. Alicia’s responsibilities in...
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Rashida Abdulai
15
Jul

Rashida Abdulai | Hogan Lovells

Rashida Abdulai is a Senior Associate and Solicitor-Advocate within the renowned International Arbitration practice at international law firm Hogan Lovells. She acts for multinational companies on complex, high-value international business disputes across a range of industry sectors including energy and natural resources, telecommunications, consumer goods and banking and financial services. As a strong proponent of...
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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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