News Business Leadership Law firms Lovells pilots female mentoring scheme By The Lawyer 4 October 2009 00:00 13 December 2015 18:13 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer Paul 3 December 2009 at 03:52 Perhaps it’s time I became Paula. Imagine how quickly one could progress with the ability of a man and the favouritism afforded to women. Trouble is I hate dresses. Reply Link Kirsteen 9 February 2010 at 16:14 @Paul If you wish to be paid on average 13-17% less than someone doing the exact same job as you, by all means become a woman. The ‘ability’ of a man? I think your attitude says it all, and it is why such mentoring initiatives are needed – to offset the attitude you are displaying. Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.