AFMalik Law was honoured to be invited to share the Mainstage with key players and lawyers from different international jurisdictions on how to be an impact lawyer at the Global Alliance of Impact Lawyers (GAIL) Mid-Year event held on 27th September 2022.
As the first social enterprise and impact focused lawyer from Pakistan working alongside social enterprise development through Seplaa Enterprises & Hub and SEPLAA Foundation & Think Tank since 2004, AFMalik Law Founding Attorney Ammara Farooq Malik, shared her account about how she launched AFMalik Law- Attorneys & International Development Consultants in 2018, a woman led law firm from Pakistan that focuses on business for good that firmly sets our values apart from the rest.
An overview of the event:
GAIL MAINSTAGE 2: How to be an Impact Lawyer : Stories from Around the World
📅 Tuesday 27th September, 14:15 – 15:30 BST
#impactlaw #socialenterprises #bcorps #triplebottomline #purposedrivenbusiness #profitwithpurpose #nonprofits #esg #impacteconomy #climatelaw #csr #businessforgood #legalcareers #GAILEvents?
The event focused on impact law leaders from across GAIL’s global membership where they discussed:
❓ What is impact law and what does a legal career in impact law look like?
❓ How do you balance impact and income generation as part of a legal practice?
❓ How can you establish your own impact law practice?
❓ Can a law firm be a B Corp?
❓ How are social enterprises developing across jurisdictions?
❓ How are lawyers engaging with ESG in Latin America?
❓ How has legislation and the B Corp movement developed in Argentina and Uruguay?
❓ Why is India potentially one of the leading jurisdictions in which to be an impact lawyer?
❓ What do the devastating floods in Pakistan have to do with lawyers?
❓ What separates us across legal jurisdictions, and what unites us?