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Demography, discrimination and diversity: a new dawn for the British legal profession

Nicolson, Donald (2005) Demography, discrimination and diversity: a new dawn for the British legal profession. International Journal of the Legal Profession, 12 (2). pp. 201-228. ISSN 0969-5958

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Abstract

Assesses the extent of the problem of direct or indirect discrimination on the grounds of sex, race or social class in the UK legal profession. Evaluates the profession's efforts to increase its diversity and to eradicate discrimination. Reviews the arguments on the benefits to be acquired from increasing the profession's diversity.