We have looked at female progression at the Bar, in law firms, the Big Four, medicine and academia and produced a significant and detailed 40 page report, with assistance from the relevant regulatory and other bodies.
See the Report of the Parliamentary Committee, to which Suzanne McKie QC gave evidence.
Howard Godfrey QC found guilty of professional misconduct for the manner in which he portrayed a 16 year old victim of sexual assault. His regulatory Tribunal found him guilty of acting in such a way that the confidence of the public in the profession would be diminished. He appealed to the High Court which today (8th June) upheld the guilty finding.
Farore Law is looking into the creation of a Portal on its website to allow victims of sex discrimination, mental health discrimination, abuse, and harassment to provide a totally confidential summary of what ill-treatment they have received and the reasons they believe it happened.
Do NDAs have any proper place in compromise agreements? Measures to preventing any use of NDA's to limit the right of claimants to report harassment to the Police.....
On 17 and 18 January at the High Court in London an important hearing is taking place to challenge the law that certain offences (despite being spent) effectively stay on a person's record. It concerns the "sexual offences" prostitutes were said to have committed and for which they were prosecuted and cautioned, even though the women concerned were in fact victims of abuse and coercion themselves.