Chambers & Partners
We are delighted to host our inaugural Chambers European Leadership & Diversity Summit in association with Eversheds. This summit will explore key aspects of leadership through panel discussions and break-out sessions. We will also be exploring diversity and inclusion in the legal profession and the role and visibility of lawyers in promoting diversity.


1.00pm – Registration and networking buffet lunch
1.30pm – Introductory remarks & Welcome from Chambers Team
1.35pm – Welcome from Alan Murphy, Eversheds
1.40pm – Panel 1 - Topics will include:

Defining diversity
The business case for diversity

2.45pm – Panel 2 - Topics will include:

How to ensure diversity and inclusion
Fostering diverse leaders and creating networks
Unconscious bias

3.15pm – Coffee break
3.20pm – Panel 2 continued
4.00pm – Break-out sessions 

Scenarios to follow

4.40pm – Closing remarks and plenary
5.00pm – Drinks at Eversheds offices

Private Meeting Opportunities

We are pleased to announce that there will be an opportunity to meet the Chambers Diversity editorial and research team to discuss the Chambers Diversity initiative, potential future events and other opportunities or ideas to advance the cause.  
We will be offering 30 minute slots between 12pm and 2pm at the Alex Cocktail Bar, The Conrad Dublin

To book a slot, please contact us at

Dee Sekar
Editor: Global Diversity 
Chambers and Partners

Dee Sekar is a UK qualified solictor and Global Diversity Editor at Chambers & Partners. For the last 3 years, Dee has worked extensively on the Chambers Women in Law programme. She created the Chambers Women in Law blog which has established a global online discussion and community of female lawyers. 

In September 2013, Dee devised the Chambers Women in Law seminars. To date, she has moderated nine Women in Law seminars in the USA and Latin America. In just under a year, Dee has created a strong working relationship with hundreds of in-house lawyers in the USA and Latin America and works closely with the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession, DirectWomen, Juridico de Saias (Brazil) and Association of Corporate Counsel (Brazil). 

In January 2015, Dee launched the Chambers Diversity program which encompasses gender, minority lawyers, LGBT, physical and social mobility and corporate social responsibility in the legal profession. Through research, seminars and awards, Chambers Diversity will be bringing a unique perspective to global diversity in the legal profession. Covering UK, Europe, Asia, USA and Latin America, the programme will give a platform to the most outstanding lawyers who have shown a real commitment to advancing diversity in the law. Chambers Diversity will also investigate the recruitment, retention and promotion of diverse lawyers in companies, law firms and barristers' chambers and will monitor this progress over time.

Luke Vincett
Researcher: Global Diversity
Chambers and Partners

Graduated from Loughborough University with a BA (Hons) in English. Luke recently joined the Chambers Diversity team, having previously worked with Sales and Events. He carries out the research for Chambers Diversity, aids with the planning of awards and seminars, and also contributes to and edits the blog.