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Diversity remains a challenge for legal profession

Jun 21, 2017 According to this year’s Annual Statistics Report from the Law Society, the legal profession has seen little change in partnership diversity, despite diversifying overall. Among practice certificate (PC) holders,…

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Ropes & Gray tops diversity ranking

Jul 21, 2014 Vault has released its annual ranking of the 25 best law firms for diversity. The survey collects data from over 17,000 law firm associates, and considers five categories: diversity for women, diversity for…

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US law firms lead the pack on on LGBT work issues

Dec 11, 2013 The 12th annual edition of the Human Rights Campaign’s latest Corporate Equality Index shows that US law firms are becoming better at tackling discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees,…

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SRA asks UK law firms to publish diversity data

May 14, 2013 The Solicitors Regulation Authority has asked major UK law firms to collect comprehensive data on diversity statistics with a view to making the numbers available to clients. The Authority hopes that publishing the data…

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UK law firms pick up their game on diversity

Feb 18, 2013 UK law firms are making progress in their efforts to improve diversity and inclusion, according to a report on the signatories to the Law Society's Diversity and Inclusion Charter. According to the report, 117 of the 177…

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