Profession keeps on growing as women form the majority
Law Society Gazette
18 June 2018
"Ninety-five years after the profession admitted Carrie Morrison, women have overtaken men as a majority of practising solicitors. That is the stand-out finding of the Law Society Annual Statistics Report, which continues to track a trend of long-term and bullish growth.
Women now make up 50.1% of PC holders and 48% of the 93,155 solicitors working in private practice. Some 62% of new admissions in 2016/17 were women."
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