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Geraint Thomas of Eversheds Sutherland. (Photo: Wales News Service)

The tragic news of the death of Eversheds Sutherland partner Geraint Thomas this Christmas serves as a painful reminder that mental health and sexual harassment issues are deeply intertwined.

The story is sad in so many ways. That Thomas, a retail finance partner at the firm, leaves behind a wife and children and that he died a week before Christmas makes it heartbreaking at the outset. But the story also has added significance due to its connection to the highly-charged topic of sexual harassment and the #MeToo movement.

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Paul Hodkinson

Paul Hodkinson is the Editor-In-Chief of Law.com International and Legal Week. Before joining the company in late 2018, he was the Deputy Editor and Comment Editor of Financial News, part of Dow Jones. He has also held roles as Acting Editor of Financial News and Editor of Private Equity News and has written for The Wall Street Journal as well as numerous private equity publications in the U.S. It is his second stint at Legal Week, after he worked at the publication between 2002 and 2008. [email protected]

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