17 Dec 2018

Firms 'a lot more scared' in the MeToo era - senior lawyer

From Morning Report, 8:50 am on 17 December 2018

A senior woman lawyer says the industry is changing because of the Me Too movement but not for the right reasons. Law firms had their Metoo moment when interns at the law firm Russell McVeigh complained about being sexually assalted by senior lawyers - an investigation found a culture of excessive drinking - and that the complaints had been poorly managed. In the first part of an RNZ series, our reporter Katie Scotcher looks at what's changed since this.