Van Bael & Bellis signs the Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge
On 14 June, Van Bael & Bellis signed the Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge. The Arbitration Pledge brings together arbitration counsel, arbitrators, corporations, states as well as arbitral institutions and academics who want to improve the profile and representation of women in International Arbitration.
Nick Lawn, Head of VBB’s International Arbitration practice said, “The overall objective of the Arbitration Pledge is to achieve fair representation of women in the arbitration community. As well as seeking to improve the profile and representation of women in arbitration more generally, the Arbitration Pledge encourages the appointment of women as arbitrators on an equal opportunity basis”.
Isabelle Van Damme, Partner commented, “VBB’s strong support of this initiative is part of the Firm’s overall commitment to creating a more diverse and inclusive working environment in all of its offices”.
Van Bael & Bellis (London) LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales under number OC 431476 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA number 801440).
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