The Class of 2002: Women in Law

In our latest report, we ask why women aren't reaching the top of law firms. Are we treating the symptoms of inequality, instead of the root cause?

Herbert Smith Freehills alumnus Claire Rason and founder of Client Talk has been working on this less-than-typical diversity experiment. She set out to find out whether, if she hadn't quit the law in 2005, she would have made partner. The results were surprising and shed new insights into why women might not be making it to the top of the profession.rofession.

Download a free copy of our report to see what we found. 


Who should read The Class of 2002: Women in Law?

  • Anyone who can make a difference.

  • A female lawyer who wants to challenge the numbers.

  • A male lawyer who is questioning why they cannot have a work/life balance.

  • A client who wants to be part of the solution.

  • Leaders of professional services firms who want diversity at all levels.




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We were created to change the conversations that professional services companies are having with - and about - their clients. Our unique approach promotes active listening, leverages empathy within businesses and champions diverse thinking.

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