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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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ABA recommends changes to eliminate pay gap

Aug 22, 2013 Male law firm partners are still earning considerably more than their female colleagues. despite the fact that women have been 40-50% of law school students for decades. The Gender Equity Task Force of the American…

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ABA publishes guide to negotiating compensation

Jul 22, 2013 The American Bar Association has published a new guide entitled ‘What You Need to Know about Negotiating Compensation’. The guide is intended to help women in particular to navigate the system of formal and informal…

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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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Study ranks Australian law firms by gender profile

Nov 18, 2012 A new study of Australian law firms has documented the gender profiles of 41 law firms. The data, published by the Women Lawyers’ Association of New South Wales, is intended to to assist female lawyers in making…

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Modest gains for women in US law firms

Jul 25, 2012 New data from the National Law Review shows an increase in the number of women joining the partnerships of large US law firms. Of the 200 firms surveyed in 2011, women made up 15 percent of equity partners, a…

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