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Allen & Overy (A&O) partner Mark Mansell has been called to appear before the Women and Equalities Committee this week, after the revelation of the firm’s historic role in a settlement over claims of sexual harassment made against disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein.

The magic circle firm was brought in to advise Miramax, which Weinstein co-founded, when the producer’s then-assistant Zelda Perkins accused him of sexual harassment in 1998.

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Rose Walker

Rose joined Legal Week in August 2015, straight after graduating from Royal Holloway university. She covers a variety of UK and international law firms.

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