Women in Mining UK Welcomes Norton Rose Fulbright LLP as an Industry Partner

By 09/03/2022 News

London – 9 March 2022: Women in Mining UK (“WIM UK”) is pleased to announce an industry partnership with Norton Rose Fulbright LLP (“NRF”), a global law firm with a world-leading mining practice.

Dr. Stacy Hope, WIM UK Managing Director, said: “We are thrilled to partner with Norton Rose Fulbright, a leading global law firm that has championed diversity and inclusion as a central tenet of its business strategy. NRF’s ambitious goals to achieve gender parity and work towards addressing barriers to the realisation of these goals can be seen as a beacon to others in the industry. We look forward to working together to support women in the mining industry and importantly, the next generation of women looking to enter the sector.”

Dan Metcalfe, Partner at Norton Rose Fulbright’s London office, commented: “We are delighted to be an official partner of Women in Mining UK as its aims to address gender imbalance in the mining sector, and are very much aligned with us. Norton Rose Fulbright continues to increase gender diversity and representation in all parts of our business. We look forward to collaborating with WIM UK on key initiatives going forward.

About Women in Mining UK
Women in Mining UK (“WIM UK”) is a volunteer-run, non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting the employment, retention and advancement of women in the mining sector. We offer a suite of programmes and initiatives to progress women’s professional goals and career aspirations, from university all the way to Board level. These includes a scholarship programme with the Camborne School of Mines and Imperial College London, internship programme, partnership with Women on Boards UK, and numerous networking, educational and mentoring events.  WIM UK publishes thought leadership articles and research as well as the biennial “100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining” (“WIM100”), which celebrates women’s contribution to the mining industry and identifies inspirational role models to encourage future generations of women to consider mining as a career choice.

For more information about joining WIM UK, please visit our website.

About Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm. We provide the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 3,700 lawyers and other legal staff based in Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Africa with over 50 offices.

Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy, infrastructure and resources; consumer markets; transport; technology; and life sciences and healthcare. Through our global risk advisory group, we leverage our industry experience with our knowledge of legal, regulatory, compliance and governance issues to provide our clients with practical solutions to the legal and regulatory risks facing their businesses.

Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

Norton Rose Fulbright Verein, a Swiss verein, helps coordinate the activities of Norton Rose Fulbright members but does not itself provide legal services to clients. Norton Rose Fulbright has offices in more than 50 cities worldwide, including London, Houston, New York, Toronto, Mexico City, Hong Kong, Sydney and Johannesburg.

For more information, see www.nortonrosefulbright.com/legal-notices.

Women in Mining UK Contact
Ariadna D. Peretz
Head of Communications
T: +44 (0) 7488 495 969
E: ariadna.peretz@womeninmining.org.uk