Inside Story: Partners in law

Four of the top female lawyers in the country discuss why women are doing so well in the Irish legal profession, writes Kieron Wood.

20th January, 2013
Imelda Reynolds of Beauchamps Solicitors. Photo: Feargal Ward

The main ballroom at the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin was packed wall-to-wall with suits, each indistinguishable from the next in their assimilated darkness. It was the Christmas bash of William Fry solicitors, and hundreds of clients were taking the opportunity to socialise at the firm's expense. The overwhelming majority were men in suits. One of the few women at the event paused to chat to me and a couple of female clients. Under a smart...

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