Hot on the heels of Lloyds Bank’s stated goal to reach 40% female representation at all levels of management by 2020, and similar mood music from Barclays, City law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has set a 30% target for the proportion of women in their global partnership, in an effort to increase momentum around inspiring young female lawyers to stay in the firm and strive for partnership.
Their 30% target will be achieved in two… Read Full
“First, if we don’t have more senior women we aren’t getting a sufficient contribution from some of our most able people. Second, you’re less likely to get the breadth of input to critical discussions and decisions if you only access one gender.”
Sir Philip Hampton
Chairman, The Royal Bank of Scotland