The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts and the region’s leading legal research experts, Thomson Reuters Westlaw Gulf, held the first “Women in the Law & Judiciary” panel discussion in the region this week.

“Attracting and retaining women in the legal profession is a key challenge. This event offers an invaluable platform for some of the most influential women lawyers and judges in the region to further highlight these challenges and discuss what more can be done to address them,” said Helen Owers, chief development officer, /Stategic Markets at Thomson Reuters.

The ground-breaking event took place at the prestigious Dubai Judicial Institute and brought together many of the finest legal and judicial minds in the UAE to collaboratively discuss and address some of the major challenges faced by women in the legal profession.

Visit the Knowledge Effect blog to learn more about the event.