June 2012

Towards a More Representative Legal Profession:

Better practices, better workplaces, better results (Law Society of British Columbia) The Law Society of British Columbia is committed to the principles of equity and diversity andbelieves the public is best served by a more inclusive and representative profession. The demographics of the population in BC have shifted dramatically in past decades. The demographicsof the

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50% of Canadian general counsel look to diversity in choosing law firms

An Association of Corporate Counsel online Quick Poll suggests that just over half of Canadian general counsel consider a law firm’s policy on diversity when they are retaining outside lawyers. Asked how important a firm’s diversity policy is to their decision-making process, 16.53% of  those who voted said: “Extremely important, we have a diversity policy and try to

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