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The Lawyer Awards 2014: Debevoise & Plimpton LLP second in the Ethical Initiative of the Year category
25 June 2014
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP were second in the Ethical Initiative of the Year category under The Lawyer Awards 2014. Writing about their pro bono work, The Lawyer states:
Debevoise & Plimpton’s bid to decriminalise homosexuality in countries around the world has involved 1,700 hours of work from lawyers and support staff.
Since 2011, Debevoise has partnered with the Human Dignity Trust, whose mission is to challenge the legality of criminalising homosexuality. Lawyers at Debevoise are currently assisting with a number of cases, most notably in Belize and Singapore. The team is led by Lord Peter Goldsmith QC alongside international counsel Jessica Gladstone and associates Nicola Leslie and Conway Blake.