Why are there more women than ever leading in-house legal teams?

Interesting research out of Australia and New Zealand on work flexibility and its impact in the in-house world:

“Women lawyers are making significant strides in the in-house legal world, according to new research by the Australian Corporate Lawyers Association and the Corporate Lawyers Association of New Zealand. The 2015 In-House report shows that although women continue to be severely underrepresented in the senior ranks of most sections of the legal industry, their representation is growing rapidly within in-house legal teams….So why is the in-house legal sector doing so much better than both the legal industry broadly and the whole of the corporate world? Australian Corporate Lawyers Association CEO Trish Hyde says it all comes down to flexible work.”

Read: Why are there more women than ever leading in-house legal teams? Flexible work

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