LKK Signs the Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge
LKK has signed the Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge, an initiative the firm and its members are proud to support, in line with LKK’s commitment to the promotion of diversity in international arbitration.
The Pledge is a call for action against the underrepresentation of women in arbitration. Launched in London on 18 May 2016, it is the result of a collaborative effort between representatives of arbitral institutions, states and corporate entities, arbitration practitioners, academics and other stakeholders, coordinated by an ad hoc Steering Committee.
The Pledge’s stated objectives are to improve the profile and representation of women in arbitration, and to promote the appointment of women as arbitrators on an equal opportunity basis in order to achieve a fair representation as soon as practically possible, with the ultimate goal of full parity. To achieve this, the Pledge establishes a number of concrete and actionable steps that can and should be taken by the relevant members of the arbitration community whenever possible.
On a more general level, the Pledge aspires to be a first step in the direction of achieving more equal representation of all underrepresented groups in the arbitration community.
To read more about and sign the Pledge, please visit the Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge website.