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Thinking beyond ‘going digital’

‘Going digital’ is a phrase buzzing around even the most technology-averse boardrooms. Businesses, including law firms, are recognising the threat presented by falling behind in an increasingly digital world, and they are mobilising accordingly. That is promising, but also missing the larger issue. Going digital in the legal industry means much more. Too many lawyers […]

Firms need to do more for their diverse lawyers than simply widening access

The new online recruitment portal launched recently by Rare Recruitment in collaboration with several top City law firms is undoubtedly a welcome initiative as pressure continues to mount on the legal profession to do more on diversity and social mobility. Launched last month, Vantage builds on Rare’s existing contextual recruitment software and uses advanced analytical […]

#MeToo in law: Are we just hypocrites?

The #MeToo movement has left no sector unaffected. From entertainment to hospitality, finance to media, allegations of workplace impropriety have swept the globe. Jobs were lost, careers ended and a clear message sent: the culture of impunity for misconduct can continue no longer. Sexual harassment is inappropriate in any field. But it is particularly repugnant […]

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