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Herbert Smith has recruited a permanent diversity consultant in response to increasing calls from potential clients for the silver circle firm to provide tangible evidence of a commitment to diversity issues.
Carolyn Lee joined Herbert Smith last month as inclusion manager and will be responsible for conducting diversity training at the firm and introducing programmes to target candidates from a range of backgrounds.
Chair of the firm's inclusivity group and corporate partner Martina Asmar said it was a genuine effort to address diversity issues.