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It’s one of the more bizarre facts about the legal profession. Statistically, there are more women than men entering the legal market –in England and Wales, at least. At 11.4% of all solicitors on the English Law Society roll, it’s also arguable that ethnic minorities are over-represented within the English legal profession, when compared with UK national population.

But visit any law firm or any legal conference, and what do you see? Often, nothing but white men. Why are there so few women or ethnic minority partners ?

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TweetOne of the enjoyable things about working for LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell is that you can take the ‘global’ view about market developments affecting the worlds’ legal professions. For example, research we’ve previously published has shown that the ‘billable hour’ – widely disliked by corporate clients – is not the billing option of choice in many world […]

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TweetDid you know there are close to 600 employers registered on Martindale-Hubbell Career Center who are posting legal jobs on a regular basis? How can you keep track of all those postings? Ofcourse one way to stay abreast  is for you to bookmark Martindale-Hubbell Career Center and keep checking it for latest legal job postings. […]

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TweetThis isn’t another “lawyers should use social media” post.  You’ve read a bunch of those, and frankly, I’m tired of writing them.  If you don’t want to use new technology and networking tools to do old tasks faster and more efficiently, I understand.  Making changes can be hard.  There’s a learning curve and then the […]

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TweetNothing goes together like pancakes, winning first prize, and schmoozing with experts in social media.  Last Thursday, I attended the BtoB magazine Social Media Marketing Awards breakfast in New York City to celebrate  Martindale.com Connected winning  first prize in the “Best Closed Community” category. The event was well-attended by some amazing professionals, and I’d like to thank […]

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