9 Apr 2018

Blog details abuse, threats in legal profession

From Nine To Noon, 9:09 am on 9 April 2018

The legal researcher who set up an anonymous blog for people in the legal profession to share their experiences of harassment and bullying says the responses paint a grim picture of the sector. Zoe Lawton set up the #MeToo blog for one month after the revelations of sexual misconduct and harassment at Russell McVeagh involving law clerks two years ago. Today she is providing a full copy to the Justice Minister, the Law Society and all universities. Lynn Freeman talks with Law Society President Kathryn Beck, about the initiatives it's working on to combat harassment and abuse within the profession.