In May of this year the International Bar Association published its report on bullying and sexual harassment in the legal profession (‘Us Too? Bullying and Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession’, International Bar Association, May 2019). It was based on 6,980 responses from 135 countries. The conclusions of the report
were that bullying is rife in legal workplaces and sexual harassment is common.
Russell-Cooke senior partner John Gould appears in the New Law Journal to discuss what role professional regulation should play in tackling bullying and sexual harassment in the legal profession.
#UsToo is available to read here.
John is Senior Partner of Russell-Cooke.
John's area of particular expertise is regulation and public law. He specialises in the analysis and solution of complex regulatory problems, advising regulators, government departments, law enforcement agencies, charities and statutory and professional bodies.