WOMEN IN LAW NEWSLETTER launches with article by Chris Patten on the
Role of Women in Conflict Resolution
The inaugural issue of the Women in
Law Newsletter is launched today (29 November) with an article by Chris Patten
on the role of women in conflict resolution.
The Women in Law Newsletter
can be found at www.womeninlaw.com/newsletter1/newsletter1.htm
and is the creation of solicitor Dr Linda Spedding and publisher Ruth Eldon of
Women in Law Ltd (www.womeninlaw.com
The aim of the on-line
Women in Law Newsletter is to provide a reliable network for women lawyers and
an opportunity for communication between women practitioners.
represent an ongoing resource for up-to-date information on relevant areas
of general practice, including comparative and international matters of interest
with a focus on topical business law issues.
In addition it will address
issues that women lawyers should consider in order to ensure a life/work
balance. Therefore, there will also be a focus on achieving harmony in this
notoriously difficult area.
All of these issues resonate with women
lawyers around the world and they cross all cultures, boundaries and barriers.
The Women in Law Newsletter will be published quarterly. The inaugural
issue is free at www.womeninlaw.com and subsequent issues will be available on
subscription - the first 300 subscribers anywhere in the world will receive 40
minutes free life coaching from Noble Manhatten Life Coaching.
includes articles on the Role of Women in Conflict Resolution by the Rt Hon
Christopher Patten CH, European Commissioner for External Affairs at the
European Commission in Brussels; Shattering Glass Ceilings and Glass Borders
by Simmons and Simmons Senior Partner Janet Gaymer; The Plight of the
Trailing Spouse by Andrea Elliott, Senior Foreign Attorney, Global Visa
Solutions of Newport Beach, California; Women Barristers: Is it Worth a Woman
going to the Bar? by Frances Burton of the Association of Women Barristers of
England and Wales. In the Life/Work Balance section are Tips from a Health
Journalist, and an introduction to life coaching.
Women in Law Ltd are
also launching a series of one-day seminars on Achieving Fulfilment and Success
as a Legal Professional at various venues commencing March 2004 and further
information can be found on the Women in Law website
1. Women in Law Ltd was founded by Dr Linda Spedding, a UK
solicitor who is also qualified at the New York and Delhi Bars, and Ruth Eldon,
formerly Editorial Director at the International Bar Association.
further information, contact Linda at firstname.lastname@example.org, tel: 07763942799;
or Ruth at email@example.com, tel: 020 7624 3757.