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Women lawyers less likely to make partner: study

Jun 2, 2008 Women lawyers might have more opportunities to get into a law firm but they remain less likely to be promoted to partner, according to a U.S. study. Researchers from the University of Iowa found women who practiced in…

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UK law firms under pressure on staff diversity

Apr 11, 2008 London law firms are under growing client pressure to promote more women and people from ethnic and other minorities, according to the new head of one of the largest firms. Big firms were lagging behind other sectors…

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Good Year To Be A Woman Lawyer - In The UK At Least

Apr 1, 2008 The year's partnership promotions round is shaping up to be the best ever for female lawyers in the UK, The Lawyer reports. Of the first 10 firms to announce their promotions, 27.5 per cent of them are female, the…

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Minority students still hindered at top firms

Mar 5, 2008 Ethnic minority and female students are still struggling to make their way into the UK’s top law firms, comprehensive new research has found, despite attempts by commercial practices to tackle diversity. The annual…

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Skadden Blog's 'Hot Associate' Contest Is Put on Ice

Feb 12, 2008 Unauthorized blog contest to pick Skadden's 'hottest female associate' provokes chilly response from law firm brass Who's the hottest young woman lawyer at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom? Last week that question…

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