New Slaughter, Freshfields Data Show 60% Gender Pay Gap

Law360 (June 20, 2018, 10:02 PM EDT) -- U.K. law firms Slaughter and May and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP have released revised data to a parliamentary committee revealing that on average female partners and employees make 60 percent less than their male counterparts, a significantly larger pay gap than statistics they previously provided without including their partners.

The law firms handed over the revised statistics after the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy committee requested that the U.K.'s so-called Magic Circle law firms restate their March reports so they include partners. The firm's response letters were published on the committee's website Wednesday.

In Slaughter and May's letter, the firm said...

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