Women now a majority of in-house counsel, but still face pay gap

Women now a majority of in-house counsel, but still face pay gap

According to this article by Felicity Nelson which appeared in Lawyers Weekly on 5 November 2015, while the majority of Australian in-house counsel are women, a new study has shown that most still earn less than men. The Association of Corporate Counsel’s (ACC’s) global census report, released in October, revealed a persistent pay gap between male and female in-house lawyers in Australia and around the world. Data from the 2015 census showed that a higher percentage of women in Australia earn less than $200,000 per year, while a higher percentage of men in Australia earn more than $200,000 per year.

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