Changing the Question: what must the legal industry do to achieve real equality?

Diversity remains a hot-button issue in the legal profession. Women dominate numbers at the lower ranks of firms but they remain under-represented at partner level and at the bar. Surely enough time has passed now for that gap to be narrower than it is?

Lara Bullock of Lawyers Weekly reports on a meeting involving some high-profile members of the profession to take a good look into diversity issues, including parental leave, business pressures and extending diversity beyond gender.