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Disabled lawyers bullied and disadvantaged

The legal profession has a long way to go to address poor behaviour, said a report that revealed many disabled lawyers experience bullying, pain and fatigue in the workplace. 

EHRC: no more excuses for NDA abuse

Lawyers should not have to take all responsibility for drafting and negotiating non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) ha

Planning for R-Day

How can law firms plan for a partner’s retirement? Michael Burne recommends early conversations with partners for the long-term benefit of the individual and th

Pushing back against a culture of acquiescence

The profession should stop accepting as a given that stress is a normal part of legal life, says Pipp

Pay gap reporting is vital in the fight for equality

Pay transparency should not be limited to the early years of lawyers’ careers but apply right through to partnership, argues Dan

Law Society unveils results of male-only roundtables on gender imbalance

The Law Society has published findings from a series of men-only roundtables as part of its Women in Leadership in La

Does your firm reflect the make-up of its community?

Flexible working is one way of supporting women lawyers, but this is only the starting point for a wider and effective diversity Epolicy, says Aliso