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Increasing selection in state schools the best way to improve legal diversity

Posted by: Laurence Simons 26/07/12
Elitism is a huge problem in the legal industry. Research by Laurence Simons in 2010 found that 15% of lawyers still come from public schools that educate only 2% of the population. In a separate poll in 2012, 57% of women lawyers said their gender is a barrier to achieving partner level, compared with 15% of men.

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