Global law firm Dentons has appointed a “chief mindfulness officer” to teach its employees about stress-management, perfectionism and the problems associated with multitasking.
The Court of Appeal dismissed two sex-discrimination cases, ruling that it is not unlawful for men to be paid less on shared paternity leave (SPL) than women on maternity leave (ML).
The Lord Chancellor has supported law firms’ pledge to promote gender equality.
Ashurst has promoted 21 of its lawyers to Partner around the world in its latest round of promotions. From the cohort, more than half of the group are women, for the second year running. The firm's on course to achieve its target – a 33% female partnership by 2022.