Diversity & Inclusion Whitepaper
Have you read our latest Whitepaper on D&I in the Australian Legal industry?
Diversity and inclusion is important in any workplace, but particularly in the legal industry. For years, law has been widely regarded as one of the least diverse professions. Gender diversity is of particular concern - female make up more than half of law firm graduates, but only 30% of law firm Partners. There has also been historically a lack of representation of lawyers from middle to lower class socio-economic backgrounds, racial and religious profiles, and LGBTQI+ communities.
In producing this whitepaper, my firm Beacon Legal surveyed over 200 law firm Partners, General Counsels and HR Managers to assess their organisation's diversity and inclusion initiatives.