Part of the jury the leading authorities and representatives of professional groups in the legal sector in Spain.

Madrid, 18 July 2019. Yesterday met at the Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation jury of the "Women Awards in a Legal World" to the purpose of deciding the winning entries of the first edition of the contest. WLW to the Awards is to recognize the work done by women professionals and organizations that are committed to equality in the world of law and justice.

The Jury 'I Awards to Women in Legal World "is made up Carlos Lesmes Serrano, President of the Spanish Supreme Court and General Council of the Judiciary; Dolores Delgado, Acting Minister of Justice; María Teresa Fernández de la Vega Sanz, President of the Spanish Council of State; Victoria Ortega Benito, President of the Spanish Bar Association; María Emilia Adán García, president of the Registrar's Association of Spain; José Ángel Martínez Sanchís, President of the General Council of Notary Publics; Juan Carlos Estévez Fernández-Novoa, President of the General Council of Spanish Solicitors; Victoria Prego Oliver Toliver, journalist and president of the Press Association of Madrid; Marlen Estévez Sanz, WLW's President, to Alicia Muñoz Lombardy, Director of Governing Bodies, Privacy and regulation and deputy secretary of the Council of Santander Spain, WLW official sponsor of the Awards. (*)

Categories of Women Awards in a Legal World in this first edition have been:

  • HONORARY AWARD: It shall be granted to a woman with a consolidated career, renowned, according to their career and their contribution and influence in promoting the visibility of women in the legal field, academic, politician, business or social.
  • WOMAN AWARD YEAR: aims to recognize women who highlight in the recent past as an example of leadership in the fields, legal, academic, politician, business or social.
  • AWARD VALUES: which aims to recognize individuals who have excelled in the defense of freedom, justice and equality, and particularly in the defense of human rights.
  • ORGANIZATION AWARD committed to equality: will recognize the best initiatives and programs developed diversity and equality in an organization of professional character, institutional business.

Winning people and organizations I WLW Awards will be announced at a ceremony that will take place next October in Madrid.





from left. to right. and from top to bottom: Ana Martinez, Alicia Muñoz, Victoria Ortega, Susana Chrysostom, Mª Emilia Adán, Juan Carlos Estevez, Marlen Estévez, Dolores Delgado, Victoria Prego, Maria Teresa Fernandez de la Vega and Rosario Algora.

(*) Susana Chrysostom and Rosario Algora cast the votes on behalf of Carlos Lesmes and Jose Angel Martinez, respectively.

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