My journey by Tom Henderson, Senior Associate in Disputes at Herbert Smith Freehills

Before joining Herbert Smith Freehills LLP (HSF) in London I trained at a law firm in Newcastle.  While the firm was very open minded, at that stage in my life, I just wasn’t ready to be totally open about my sexuality in the workplace.  I was ‘out’ to close friends (and family) but the prospect… Read More My journey by Tom Henderson, Senior Associate in Disputes at Herbert Smith Freehills

Taylor Wessing named to Stonewall Top 100 Employers 2018

International law firm Taylor Wessing has been named as one of the UK’s best employers for LGBTQ+ in Stonewall’s annual Top 100 Employers index. Taylor Wessing placed 51 in this year’s equality index, rising significantly in the rankings in comparison to previous years and making the Top 100 Employers list for the first time. The… Read More Taylor Wessing named to Stonewall Top 100 Employers 2018

Rhiannon Paine from Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, shares her experiences of being an LGBT lawyer

I attended DiversCity, my first ever experience of a corporate LGBT event, on 10 July 2012.  I heard Daisy Reeves, partner at Berwin Leighton Paisner, speak about being herself throughout the partnership track and Stonewall discuss what it meant to be your authentic self at work. Many of the panellists mentioned positive results and experiences… Read More Rhiannon Paine from Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, shares her experiences of being an LGBT lawyer