Firms and chambers to be required to publish diversity data on websites
The Legal Services Board (LSB) has approved controversial plans to force law firms and barristers' chambers to publish internal diversity and social mobility statistics on their websites. Firms and chambers will now have to publish data on their lawyers' socio-economic background, age, race, and gender on their websites, as well as information about disabilities. However, the LSB has stepped back from earlier proposals that would have included a requirement to provide details about religion or sexuality.
The Legal Services Board (LSB) has approved controversial plans to force law firms and barristers’ chambers to publish internal diversity and social mobility statistics on their websites.
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