The Law Society supports gender equity in the legal profession.
As community leaders and advocates for justice and equality,
lawyers are well placed to advance the cause for gender equity and set
an example for the community and employment sector.
business case for gender equity
The Society believes that as well as being a matter of equality and
freedom from discrimination, there is a strong business case for gender
equity. Studies have shown that businesses that have strong female
representation in senior levels achieve higher levels of productivity,
profitability, and talent retention, as well as minimising liability
and enhancing the reputations of the business read
Federal Government's business case for gender equality.