A damning review into Russell McVeagh’s handling of allegations of sexual harassment and assault has described a “work hard, play hard culture” at the law firm that involved sexually inappropriate behaviour.
A senior female partner at Russell McVeagh says the law firm has undergone plenty of soul searching in the wake of its mishandling of sexual harassment complaints, but warned there is no “five-minute fix”.
Newsroom's Sasha Borissenko looks at whether the Law Society did enough to investigate sexual misconduct allegations against Russell McVeagh lawyers, given the Society received a complaint 16 months before Newsroom published reports on the incidents and could have launched its own investigation.
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The Government has shied away from reviewing law firm Russell McVeagh’s public contracts in the wake of serious allegations against some of their staff.
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In this morning's email we detail the delay in the reporting of cases of sexual misconduct to the Law Society by Russell McVeagh, as well as looking under the hood of the "Wellbeing Budget".
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