Her Majesty the Queen Letizia has accepted the honorary presidency of the first edition of Women Awards in a Legal World, which aim to recognize the work done by professional women in the legal sector and organizations that are committed to equality in the world of law and justice. That's how it went communicated in a letter credential Marlen Estévez, president of the association WLW I Women in a Legal World, signed by the head of the House of His Majesty the King 30 July 2019.

To Marlen Estévez: “Is a recognition that we thank the Royal Family to the work we have done in this first year of the Association of Women in Legal World. In addition, With this gesture the institution's commitment shown by the work of all professional women in the legal sector”.

The failure of "I Awards to Women in Legal World" was issued 17 July 2019 by the jury composed of: 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, and 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.

The jury determined the winning from the previously selected candidates for the members of a Legal World Women in between these four categories:

  • Honorary Award
  • Women of the Year Award
  • Values ​​Award
  • Award organization committed to Equality

Awards Presentation

The winners in each category will be announced during the coming weeks, and the 30 October 2019 will be the delivery of the awards at a ceremony to be held at the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, in Madrid.

I Women's Legal Awards in a World are backed by the Santander Bank as the main sponsor and with the Mutualidad de la Abogacía.

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