"Banks and law firms in UK demand more female barristers," FT reports

"Banks and law firms in UK demand more female barristers," FT reports

UK-based lawyers and banks are demanding more diversity from the barristers they instruct as they attempt to end panels of “white, middle-aged men” on their high-profile cases, the FT reports.

Institutions including Magic Circle law firms Clifford Chance, Allen & Overy and Freshfields are among those requesting a gender diverse list when appointing legal counsel.

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