October marks Black History Month in the UK. This is a time to celebrate all those who have achieved great things and remember the progress that has been made, but it can be more than a retrospective of the past. It is also about looking to the future and reminding ourselves of the work still left to do.
Firm Culture Archive
Alex Slade was a trainee at the firm from 1999 to 2001. He is now General Counsel of Arena Racing Company (ARC) which owns and operates 16 racecourses and four greyhound tracks in the UK as well as several hotels and golf courses.
Monrawee Ampolpittayanant (Lynn) is Head of Public Policy, Government and Philanthropy, Southeast Asia, at Twitter, the social networking service, with more than 353 million monthly active users. Lynn was an associate in the Bangkok office dispute resolution team from 2011 to 2013.
Dr Malte von Seht was an associate in the Hamburg office from 2012 to 2020. He is now Legal Counsel at Siemens Gamesa, a global technology leader in the renewable energy industry focusing on the development, manufacture, installation and maintenance of wind turbines.
Steven Burkill is Head of the firm’s Asia Dispute Resolution Group and Head of WFW’s Bangkok office, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this month.
At Watson Farley & Williams you will find women in a number of key leadership roles, many of whom have received high profile recognition for their work.
With 1 in 4 of us being affected by mental health issues at some point in our lives, being open and honest about our experiences is an important part of ending the stigma that can sometimes be associated with mental health in the workplace.
Respect for different backgrounds and perspectives is at the heart of the firm’s core values and we recognise the importance of fostering an inclusive environment that allows everyone to reach their full potential.
Sadly, Geoffrey Williams, one of the founding partners of our… Read more
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