Sherry Bevan is a former Global Head of IT Service for a City law firm. After 25 years in the City, she created The Confident Mother, an independent coaching practice. She is currently researching gender diversity in law firms and has provided Cogence Search's Leading Women Lawyers programme with an exclusive article with an overview of her findings thus far.
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The BBC's gender pay gap 'scandal' is a red herring, says Mark Husband. Assessing pay parity on gender alone does not provide the full picture. It doesn't take into account the number of hours worked, or the skills required. Law firms can mitigate for similar situations by ensuring remuneration is for the role rather than the individual, right from the very start of the recruitment process.
Mark Husband had the honour of being a panel judge for Women in the City's prestigious Future Leaders Award. Congratulations to Dr Jane Cunningham, Leadership Fellow/Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Specialty Registrar, Health Education England, winner of the Future Leaders Award 2017.
These are the results of our survey of over 12,000 lawyers asked to address questions relevant to the effect of gender on progression in the legal profession. The full article has been published in the October edition of Legal Business Magazine. Cogence Search are a highly specialist London and international Legal Recruitment Agency. Read the full article
Our article addressing the issue of gender and progression in the legal profession based upon an extensive survey involving over 12,000 lawyers. The full survey results can be found in the blog below. Read the full article
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