Law Council of Australia

National Attrition and Re-Engagement Report – Law Council of Australia
(March 2014)

Although women are graduating with law degrees and entering legal careers at higher rates than men, significantly fewer women continue into senior positions within the legal profession.

See the related media article from Lawyers Weekly “Law is Failing and Hurting Women

Please see attached a copy of the Newsletter from ACT for your information. There are very interesting items in the newsletter which might be interest to us.

Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission

Changing the Rules – Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission (December 2012)
A report into women’s experiences of discrimination, sexual harassment and the accommodation of parental responsibilities within the legal profession.