Levelling the playing field in fraud
Updated: Sep 24, 2022
On 24 December it will be 101 years since women were first admitted to an Inn, the first step to success at the Bar, and yet, senior women barristers are still a rare sight in fraud and corruption trials. It is common to see entirely male counsel leading on both sides of a complex and high-profile fraud case, but women leading teams are rare and all-women teams rarer still. Although there are greater numbers of women getting fraud work at the junior end, we are a long way from parity.