- Friday, 24 July 2015
A Bar Council report on the working lives of women barristers has revealed more clearly than ever the shocking sexism that some of them have faced during their careers, particularly while pupils. Women also complained of being forced to specialise in family and sex crime cases.
Tags: Bar Council, Barristers, sex discrimination
Posted in Barristers, Latest news, Regulation
- Thursday, 20 February 2014
The Solicitors Regulation Authority has lost its appeal against an employment tribunal decision that it discriminated against a female employee after revoking her part-time working agreement.
Tags: sex discrimination, Solicitors Regulation Authority
Posted in Latest news, Solicitors
Legal education and training is not fit for today, let alone the future, and the approach of the main professional bodies to the need for greater accessibility and flexibility could not have been more different.
Since abolition of the common renewal date, practices have been free to choose when to renew their professional indemnity insurance. We estimate that around 30-40% now renew between March and April.