In a roundtable for CDR, Burford’s Aviva Will and several Equity Project Champions—Wendy Miles QC, Sophie Nappert and Noradèle Rajai—discuss the initiative. The conversation begins with a discussion of the project and its benefits before addressing the current climate for women in law and the role the project will play in sparking larger dialogue. Will points out: “When a woman goes to a risk committee and she takes a case on risk and she loses, she then does not get another chance… what we are trying to do is to give [women] the incentive to take that risk.”

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