- 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
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