WLW supporting the recognition of the work of prominent women in the legal sector and justice, the company forecast Lawyers reaffirms its commitment to equality.

Our association and Mutualidad de la Abogacía signed yesterday at the headquarters of the organization in Madrid a sponsorship of the first edition of "WLW Awards», These awards recognize the work done by women professionals and organizations that are committed to equality in the world of law and justice. Awards categories in this first edition are: Honorary Award, Women of the Year Award, Values ​​Award to Award organization committed to Equality.

Mutuality supports this sponsorship the first edition of the WLW Awards, the next will be delivered 30 October at the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando in Madrid.

Marlen Estévez, Association President, He has stated that "in a Legal World Women have the support of Mutuality in this project is critical, the value that gives us independence, their status as non-profit entity, and as the main reference in terms of welfare and protection for Lawyers. Your patronage is our awards demonstration of its commitment to equality, value we share and defend, each from its scope ".

Enrique Sanz Fernández-Lomana, President Mutualidad, he has He said that "support for these awards is part of our commitment to equality policies of the institution", in line with progress in the General Assembly last June, where he announced "the launch of an Equality Plan for improving inclusive initiatives in the company". Thus the mutual society would be ahead of compliance with the legal requirement.

Los I Premios Women in a Legal World

Networking 17 July 2019 He met at the Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation jury of "I Women Awards in a Legal World" to the purpose of deciding the winning entries of this first edition of the contest.

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.
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