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We need a more diverse supreme court – The Guardian

“Just two weeks after it was reported that women in the legal professions are still finding it difficult to break through the glass ceiling, here comes another setback. Though an official announcement has yet to be made, it seems that the next two appointments to the supreme court will be men.”

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The Guardian, 29th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Targets for judicial diversity ‘wrong approach’ – Law Society’s Gazette

“Setting targets for increasing the number of female judges would be the ‘wrong approach’ to boosting diversity, the minister responsible for legislation and law reform told the House of Lords last week.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 24th March 2011

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

LSB to quiz all lawyers on parents’ education – The Lawyer

“Lawyers will be asked to reveal where their parents attended university under far-reaching proposals by the Legal Services Board (LSB) to monitor social mobility across the profession.”

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The Lawyer, 14th February 2011

Source: www.thelawyer.com

Firms set to be forced to publish diversity data – Law Society’s Gazette

“Law firms and barristers’ chambers will be forced to publish data about the diversity of their legal staff, under plans unveiled by the Legal Services Board today.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 15th December 2010

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Equality and diversity action plan consultation – Bar Standards Board

“The BSB has launched a consultation on its proposed Equality and Diversity Action Plan.”

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Bar Standards Board, 8th October 2007

Source: www.barstandardsboard.org.uk


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