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Flexible working 'crucial for women lawyers'

PUBLISHED March 7, 2012

Almost all women lawyers believe that flexible working practices are key to women winning senior roles in law firms, an international survey suggests.

Some 85% of respondents to the survey, commissioned by LexisNexis and the Law Society, said that the level of commitment required to reach the very top makes it difficult to have a family. Around 80% blame the demands of the job for creating a poor work-life balance.

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