In the Media

Bar Conference 2011: women lawyers need ?change of attitude?

PUBLISHED November 9, 2011

More must be done to encourage women to stay at the bar and apply for silk and judicial office, according to a panel of eminent women in the ?profession. The panel, comprising Family Division judge Mrs Justice Theis, Bar Standards Board chair Lady Deech and barristers Jane McNeill QC and Nirmal Shant QC, was divided on whether a glass ceiling still exists - but agreed that more needed to be done to support women. read more