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How can law firms ‘raise the floor’ for diversity, equality and inclusion?
Laurence Simons
How can law firms ‘raise the floor’ for diversity, equality and inclusion?
While there is a more or less a ubiquitous understanding of the benefits of diversity and inclusion throughout the legal prof...
15/03/2017
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Innovation to ‘Co-opetion’ – Why Law Firms need to Innovate
Laurence Simons
Innovation to ‘Co-opetion’ – Why Law Firms need to Innovate
There is a widespread consensus amongst the legal community that the need to innovate is greater than ever with Integreon CEO...
15/03/2017
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Why the introduction of Diversity and Inclusion Officers is crucial
Laurence Simons
Why the introduction of Diversity and Inclusion Officers is crucial
According to a report from the National Association for Law Placement (NALP), women and minorities made small gains in repres...
30/01/2017
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Singapore sees female lawyers favour in-house roles
Victoria Jackson
Singapore sees female lawyers favour in-house roles
A far cry from the legal landscape of two decades ago, the number of women studying law and embarking on successful legal car...
06/06/2016
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Diversity pays off for both in-house and private practice legal teams
Laurence Simons
Diversity pays off for both in-house and private practice legal teams
The topic of diversity is a pervasive one in many legal circles and the benefits of a more diverse workforce are certainly be...
01/06/2016
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How diverse is the legal profession?
Clare Butler
How diverse is the legal profession?
Further Andrew Wintle's recent commentary in the press, this research coincides with our renewed focus on diversity in the le...
21/04/2016
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Sexism at the Bar
Laurence Simons
Sexism at the Bar
Following the uproar surrounding the sexist (?) message sent to Charlotte Proudman on LinkedIn praising her “stunning” looks,...
29/09/2015
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More diversity needed in UK law firms, says award winner
Laurence Simons
More diversity needed in UK law firms, says award winner
A Muslim partner of a law firm in Yorkshire has said the British legal profession needs to do more to increase diversity.Spea...
23/02/2015
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Legal firm takes aim at supermarket in equal pay row
Laurence Simons
Legal firm takes aim at supermarket in equal pay row
A legal firm has signed up hundreds of checkout staff at Asda for a mass action that could have significant implications for ...
04/11/2014
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Magic Circle firms 'still failing women'
Laurence Simons
Magic Circle firms 'still failing women'
The leading City law firms in Britain are still failing to improve the representation of women in their partnerships, new res...
03/09/2014
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Magic circle firms attempt to improve diversity
Laurence Simons
Magic circle firms attempt to improve diversity
The days when diversity meant painting a wall of the office a different colour or occasionally having a day when everyone had...
02/06/2014
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Female partnerships increase in magic circle
Laurence Simons
Female partnerships increase in magic circle
The number of women making partner within the magic circle of law firms has increased by 30 per cent this year, an impressive...
25/04/2014
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The divide in diversity between law firms and in-house legal
Laurence Simons
The divide in diversity between law firms and in-house legal
I have worked as a legal recruiter for many years, and I have recruited for associate and partner positions at law firms as w...
09/04/2014
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Diversity changing within law firms?
Laurence Simons
Diversity changing within law firms?
Top law firms have traditionally struggled when it comes to promoting women to the top jobs within their organisations, on ce...
19/03/2014
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International law firm to boost gender diversity
Laurence Simons
International law firm to boost gender diversity
One of the pleasing things about living in the 21st century is the widespread acceptance of the fact that women can largely d...
13/03/2014
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