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Women earn 34% less than men at the bar

25th October 2022

Law Gazette

Chambers have been urged to ensure work is distributed fairly after data published by the Bar Council revealed that women barristers earn on average 34% less than men.

Last year, the Bar Council published analysis of average earnings over the past 20 years that showed men's income was increasing faster than women's income in most practice areas and the gender pay gap was widening. Latest analysis has found that men's earnings across all practice areas have dropped while women's earnings have risen. However, at 34%, the gap remains significant.

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