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FOCUS OF THE DAY: Is the Bar a profession in decline? A recent Bar Council report entitled Snapshot about women barristers’ experience today led to lurid headlines. “Shocking levels of rampant sexism,” screamed The Independent, while The Times claimed, “sexist comments were rife.” These claims were a complete distortion, as anyone who bothered to read the report would have spotted immediately. They do not represent current experiences at all; rather, they are anecdotes from a few individuals about the distant past. Full story - The Lawyer

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