Ritu Sethi honoured for efforts to break gender barriers
From Left: Pranav Bhanot, Avinash Sethi, Prabhroop Sethi, Ritu Sethi, Shefali Bhanot, and Sudhir Sethi.
Radhakrishna N S
A TOP legal expert has been honoured with a prestigious award for her service and efforts to break gender barriers in the British legal industry.
Ritu Sethi was conferred with the lifetime achievement accolade by the Society of Asian Lawyers for the year 2019 in London recently.
The award recognises 26 years of Sethi and her firm’s – The Sethi Partnership Solicitors – efforts to eradicate gender barriers in a male-dominated profession.
Sudhir Sethi And Ritu Sethi.
Commenting on the latest honour, she said: “I am delighted and grateful to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award 2019 at this moment in my career, with years ahead and much more to accomplish.
“It has been an exciting yet turbulent journey so far, with many changes along the way; however, I am committed to making a lasting and positive impact in the legal field and be a torch bearer for the next generation of lawyers.”
Sethi qualified as a solicitor and pursued a career in law since 1990. Her firm has been serving approximately 1,000 clients annually in various areas of law, including property, immigration, litigation, family, and many others.