It is shocking but sadly unsurprising to hear that two-fifths of female barristers are subject to sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace. The legal sector is undoubtedly trying to take the necessary steps to tackle discrimination and to encourage social mobility and equality in law. However, these reports and surveys play an important role in educating the sector and highlighting the room for improvement.

Have a read of Byfield Consultancy's recent social mobility report here: