Partners reject case for diversity quotas
City partners remain implacably opposed to using any form of quota to tackle diversity issues despite 20 years of initiatives making little progress in promoting at the senior levels in the legal profession. Eight out of 10 partners think there is little or no merit in any form of quota system to tackle diversity, arguing they could lead to 'reverse discrimination', according to the latest Legal Week Big Question survey.
The majority of City partners see no case for diversity quotas, while more than half believe there is a level playing field in the profession already. Jeremy Hodges reports
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