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Law Society of Scotland urges pay equity

Oct 31, 2013 The Law Society of Scotland has urged Scottish law firms to address pay inequality after it published a new survey showed male employees earning considerably more than their female counterparts. The survey of more…

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Baker & McKenzie aims to increase female partners

May 4, 2013 Baker & McKenzie is tinkering with its promotion model in an attempt to increase female leadership in the firm and up the numbers of female partners. The plan is for Bakers to increase the proportion of its female…

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Part-time arrangements unpopular with lawyers

Feb 24, 2013 A new NALP survey reports that while most large law firms offer part time schedules to experienced lawyers, the overall the number of lawyers working part-time has stayed very small. In 2012 just 6.2% of lawyers were…

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50 best law firms for women ranked

Nov 19, 2012 Working Mother magazine has collaborated with Flex-Time Lawyers rank the 50 Best Law Firms for Women. The list elevates firms that work to offer ‘family friendly’ employment, looking into whether a firm offers…

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Law firms cut costs in their workspaces

Jul 18, 2012 Law firms are cutting costs, trimming office expenses and reconfiguring office spaces for greater efficiency, according to this report from the Wall Street Journal. Lawyer offices have decreased in size by 20 to 25…

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