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27 February 2023
Linklaters was recognized with Sanctuary for Families’ Mary Ann Mailman Award for Outstanding Contributions to Women’s Economic Empowerment for the firm’s demonstrated commitment to the organization’s Economic Empowerment program.
1 December 2022
Linklaters, who partnered with JP Morgan Legal Pro Bono Committee to facilitate the programme, hosted the four powerful training sessions.
19 October 2022
Linklaters received the Silver Award for ‘Community Programme of the Year’ at the sixth annual UK Social Mobility Awards (SOMOs) – the first national awards dedicated to raising awareness of social mobility by sharing the innovative approaches of those working to improve it.
22 September 2022
Linklaters is delighted to share that it is a founding funder of Baobab Foundation, a new foundation providing long-term funding and support to Black and minority ethnic voluntary organisations and charities across the UK addressing racial injustice. The launch of the Foundation follows a two-year research and development phase supported by the firm.
2 August 2022
Linklaters has filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court of the United States on behalf of the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) and 37 other prominent civil rights and gender justice organizations in support of college admissions policies that foster diversity.
18 July 2022
Linklaters is a finalist in the sixth annual UK Social Mobility Awards (SOMOs), celebrating UK organisations in their efforts to improve social mobility, both within their workforce and beyond it.
22 June 2022
Linklaters, and seven other leading law firms, are working with the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants ("JCWI") and the Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit ("GMIAU"), who have ramped up legal support for survivors in progressing compensation claims through the Windrush Legal Initiative (the “Initiative”).
8 April 2022
Linklaters and JUSTICE have announced their new Fellowship programme for law graduates, welcoming, in particular, applications from Black and minority ethnic candidates, including those from socio-economically less advantaged backgrounds.
28 March 2022
Linklaters has partnered with the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana (ACLU) to file a federal lawsuit in the District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana against the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office for unconstitutional policing.
17 March 2022
Linklaters has partnered with BRYTER, a no-code automation platform, on a series of global initiatives to accelerate the delivery of legal advice and other services to clients in new and innovative ways.
6 December 2021
Linklaters is proud to support the City of London Law Society’s (CLLS) Social Welfare Solicitors Qualification Fund (SWSQF) – a unique cross-sector initiative focussed on increasing the number of social welfare solicitors in the UK.
23 November 2021
Linklaters has launched a new and first of its kind global Business Teams Virtual Internship Programme – broadening access to the firm’s best-in-class Business Teams functions.
12 November 2021
Linklaters is delighted to have been shortlisted with the Coram Children’s Legal Centre for the 2021 LawWorks Pro Bono Awards. The Awards recognise and celebrate achievement in legal pro bono work and the commitment of the legal sector in enabling access to justice.
16 July 2021
Linklaters has been named as a finalist across three categories in the UK Social Mobility Awards (SOMOs) 2021, recognising organisations and individuals making strides in advancing social mobility.
27 May 2021
Linklaters has partnered with BARBRI Global, a leading global legal education provider, to prepare lawyers qualified in another jurisdiction but who are based in its London office for the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE).
28 April 2021
Linklaters is proud to be a founding strategic partner of Inclusion Labs’ Decade of Diversity initiative, aiming to advance diversity and inclusion within schools in the United Kingdom.
26 April 2021
A working group formed under the auspices of the American Bar Association (ABA) Business Law Section has published “Version 2.0” of the Model Contract Clauses for International Supply Contracts. Drafted with pro bono assistance from Linklaters, these set out a human rights due diligence regime and suggest a framework for upholding human rights in supply chains.
23 March 2021
Linklaters has filed an amicus brief with the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on behalf of the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) and 30 other organizations including the American Civil Liberties Union, National Organization for Women Foundation, and Women’s Law Project in support of Nicole Chase, a 27-year-old woman.
11 November 2020
Linklaters has been recognised as a top 20 employer for advancing social mobility in the Social Mobility Employer Index 2020. This is the fourth year in a row in which the firm has been named in the rankings, placing 11th in the 2020 Index.
2 November 2020
Linklaters are today launching an extension of the popular virtual internship scheme (created with InsideSherpa, now called Forage), by opening a new programme on the platform for 16-18 year olds.
21 September 2020
We are delighted that Linklaters has been named International Law Firm of the Year and Capital Markets Law firm of the Year at the first ever IFLR Sub-Saharan Africa Awards 2020 in recognition of the quality and commitment of the firm’s work in Africa.
25 August 2020
Linklaters has adopted a new global agile working policy, with a particular focus on remote working, that empowers Linklaters employees to determine where they get their work done, without having to request permission.
17 August 2020
Welcome to In Conversation with the ESG Team, the media hub for Linklaters' global ESG practice.
On this page you can access videos, webinars and podcasts in which experts from around the world discuss the key ESG issues of today.
3 August 2020
Linklaters has introduced a new policy and package of support for employees living with domestic abuse. Domestic abuse is indiscriminate of age, gender, race, profession or social background and during the Covid-19 pandemic there have been reports of a disturbing spike in domestic abuse cases – making working from home during lockdown measures an intimidating prospect for some people.
17 June 2020
Organisations may feel that they have a good-hearted culture in place but sometimes people still do bad things. We have been working with Crafty Counsel to produce a series of bite-sized videos, each aimed at exploring what culture is and why it matters through sharing what we have seen in legal practice.
3 March 2020
Linklaters has published a multi-jurisdictional study for Penal Reform International in conjunction with the International Drug Policy Consortium, analysing the sentencing of women convicted of drug-related offences.
4 November 2019
Zuhura from Tanzania is a Campaign for Female Education (CAMFED) alumna who delivers a life skills curriculum at her old school and runs her own business. Linklaters is proud to support CAMFED and CAMA; “a movement with the strength to transform Africa.”