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Since 2002, the UK has seen the first female President of the Law Society, the first woman Chairman of the Bar, and the first woman at the Court of Appeal. And yet women are still poorly represented at the top of the legal profession. Is this because women continue to face discrimination, or do the working conditions at the top of the legal world simply not appeal to women in the profession? Gary Slapper, Professor of Law at The Open University discusses the issues with Frances Gibb, Legal Editor of The Times.

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Since 2002, the UK has seen the first female President of the Law Society, the first woman Chairman of the Bar, and the first woman at the Court of Appeal. And yet women are still poorly represented at the top of the legal profession. Is this because women continue to face discrimination, or do the working conditions at the top of the legal world simply not appeal to women in the profession? Gary Slapper, Professor of Law at The Open University discusses the issues with Frances Gibb, Legal Editor of The Times.

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