Anne-Marie went viral on social media this past fortnight for delivering a speech in which she offered a rousing call to arms for women and men across the profession to challenge the inherently masculine nature of day-to-day legal practice and ensure that practice moving forward can be more conducive to those lawyers who have responsibilities outside. In this conversation, we chat about the issues flagged in her speech and what needs to change in the future.
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