The 2020/2021 Report shows that leadership of law firms is remaining male dominated, despite women making up more than half the profession (and over half of law graduates for many years). Unfortunately, since our last report, the number of female chairs fell to only six, and the number of male chairs rose
On the positive side, firms with female CEOs increased from six to eleven and female director numbers increased from 24% to 26.5% overall.
The overall trends in partnership ranks show that there was a marked reduction in the number of firms where women make up less than 20% of partners. There was an increase in the number of firms with more than 30% women partners.Back to Press / Speeches