Tag: Women

Give all law students unconscious bias training, top judge suggests

As part of a range of measures put forward by senior French and British figures to improve progression of women in law

Jan 28 2020 11:20am

International Women’s Day: Lack of confidence deterring women from applying for silk

Barristers urge female seniors to be an inspiration to their juniors

Mar 8 2017 9:39am

Dechert partner wages Instagram war on mainstream media over ‘Mrs Clegg’ slur

Top City lawyer accuses the Daily Mail of ‘abuse’ and posting ‘fake news’

Feb 9 2017 1:26pm

Women will race to the top of the judicial ranks in 2017, says Joshua Rozenberg QC

Four female names put forward in predictions piece

Jan 9 2017 11:07am

A partner’s advice to aspiring female lawyers

Shearman & Sterling partner Susanna Charlwood on why her gender has never held her back

Oct 19 2016 1:11pm

Not Made Up: Percentage of women promoted to partner at top 30 firms drops by 6%

Fewer than one in three new partners are women

Jul 27 2016 12:49pm

Lady Chancellor? Theresa May appoints first female Justice Secretary

Michael Gove sacked, now meet the woman taking his place

Jul 14 2016 12:27pm

Research: 40% of female barristers say they have suffered harassment at work

The BSB will be writing to all chambers to help push for equality in the profession

Jul 12 2016 1:04pm

Would you be sent home from a law firm for refusing to wear high heels?

Female lawyers’ need to look the part -- a pressure that won’t go away

May 12 2016 5:14pm

Herbert Smith Freehills pips Clifford Chance to the post in its latest partner promotions as firms strive for 30% female partners

Latest partnership promotions represent some improvement on gender diversity

Apr 21 2016 1:06pm

Linklaters’ latest partner promotion round features a notable lack of women

Global titan falls short of its gender diversity target

Apr 18 2016 3:10pm

‘We Need Some More Girls In Here: There’s Too Many Man, Too Many Many Man’ In The UK Supreme Court

The news that the latest three appointments to the Supreme Court are all men means...

Feb 27 2013 10:27am

‘Will Your Husband Mind If You Have To Work Late?’ Asked The Magic Circle Partner Who Interviewed Me For A TC

Ed note: This is the latest post in the ‘If I knew then what I...

Feb 22 2013 3:25pm

Law Society President: Women Lawyers Who Work Flexibly At City Firms Are ‘Put Onto The Slow Stream’

Law Society president Lucy Scott-Moncrieff raised eyebrows in the City last week when she suggested...

Jan 23 2013 4:28pm

Women Lawyers Earn £50K Less Than Their Male Counterparts

The average female lawyer is paid £51,396 less per year than the average male lawyer,...

Jan 23 2013 1:54pm

Dinah Rose QC: ‘Marrying A Male Barrister Is A Disaster’

“Marry a house-husband! A 1950s-style wife – someone to have dinner on the table!” Dinah...

Dec 3 2012 1:34pm

‘Women Look To Men For Crucial Decisions’: Top Junior Barrister Stars In Anti-Women Bishops Video

Albion Chambers family law barrister Daniel Leafe has appeared in a video alongside his wife,...

Nov 15 2012 9:50am