Sexism at the bar may still exist, but women barristers have come a long way – The Guardian

Posted May 4th, 2012 in barristers, news, sex discrimination, women by tracey

“I know I wasn’t the only barrister to feel disheartened by this article which appeared on the Guardian’s website on Thursday, written by a woman who had been treated unfairly in the way in which tasks were assigned to her and her fellow pupils during their training. I would not try to claim that sexist attitudes have been eradicated from the bar (or any profession), but it is only fair to acknowledge that the bar has come on leaps and bounds in this respect since I completed pupillage in the early 80s.”

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The Guardian, 4th May 2012