John Poulsen of Squire Patton Boggs chats with our host, Lawyers Weekly journalist Lara Bullock, about how lawyers can work to improve both gender diversity and ethnic diversity in the legal profession.
Mr Poulsen goes on to discuss how Australia compares to the rest of the world in terms of diversity, and also how this links to flexible working, creating balance and good mental health.
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