Categories for gender

How diverse are businesses in Austria?

May 25, 2019 9:20 am Published by

In Austria the amount of non-financial reports is growing as a result of the implemented EU directive. However, the unfortunate truth is that only a few companies offer a detailed description of their diversity concept in their corporate governance reports.

Women in Law Conference Calls for Action

March 8, 2019 3:25 pm Published by

From March 1-3, Vienna held its first international Women in Law Conference – the first convention of this kind in Central Europe. It focused on a diagnosis of the situation of women in the legal professions and on together developing ways to accelerate progress in this area.

Feminizing the field of law

January 17, 2019 3:38 pm Published by

Roughly half of all law graduates are women, many of them at the top of their class. Those who start a career in law leave their job and even the legal field entirely twice as often as their male counterparts. As a result the representation of women in senior partner and leadership roles, also in universities, is not nearly where it could and should be. Staying in law often means a reduced opportunity for promotions and considerably less remuneration in comparison to male colleagues.

The Ideal Law Firm For Generations X and Y

January 17, 2019 3:08 pm Published by

Unfortunately, it’s a given fact that young lawyers, especially between 25 and 41, are constantly dropping out of objectively successful careers on their way to a potential partner position in big law firms. Therefore, we now want to take a closer look on the main reasons and how to prevent that from happening through giving advice on much needed improvement in the work space.