Last week we examined the subject of bias as the main reason behind the lack of women, and diversity in general, in leading roles in the UK’s law firms. In Part II of this article, we look at those improvements and offer a few further suggestions.
“For stupidity to triumph, all it takes is for intelligent people to do nothing.” The issue of gender and progression in the legal profession has always been a hot potato. More recently, the issue of social mobility and BAME representation has become an even hotter potato. Through our series of interviews 'Leading Women Lawyers', articles and guest blogs we hope to provide those aspiring to partnership access to role models, solutions to specific challenges and the tools to enable them to achieve their goals.
Leading Women Lawyers: An interview with Tamara Box. Leading Women Lawyers: Expectations, Experiences and Achievements is a series of interviews with some of the Managing and Senior Partners from the UK's top 50 Firms. In the second interview in our series, Tamara Box, Managing Partner of Europe and the Middle East and Head of Structured Finance at Reed Smith LLP talks through her career and expresses her views on diversity, inclusion and progress.
These are the results of our survey of over 12,000 lawyers asked to address questions relevant to the effect of gender on progression in the legal profession. The full article has been published in the October edition of Legal Business Magazine. Cogence Search are a highly specialist London and international Legal Recruitment Agency. Read the full article
Our article addressing the issue of gender and progression in the legal profession based upon an extensive survey involving over 12,000 lawyers. The full survey results can be found in the blog below. Read the full article
Four London-based dispute resolutions tell us why London is the leading jurisdiction for litigation. ‘The future of London dispute resolution lies in the ability of firms to sell our uniquely global dispute resolution skills to the world.’ Mathew Rea, Bryan Cave Read the full article