Leah Glover, a London-based corporate and banking solicitor from national legal business, DWF, has been named as one of WeAreTheCity’s 2016 rising stars in law, in recognition of her passion and dedication in helping women overcome adversity.
WeAreTheCity released the names of its top 100 female Rising Stars as part of its annual awards programme. The prestigious Rising Star awards aim to showcase the pipeline of female talent in the UK and to create role models across 20 different industries and professions. The awards focus on celebrating the achievements of women under a management level regardless of age.
Leah was shortlisted for volunteering her free time as Vice-Chair of the Law Society’s Woman Lawyers’ Division (WLD), the organisation that represents more than 80,000 woman lawyers registered on the Solicitors Roll of England and Wales, whilst also playing a key role in assisting with hosting university society events for female students trying to get into the legal profession.