What Russell McVeagh told its summer clerks
Russell McVeagh told a student clerk complaining of sexual assault against a colleague to be careful not to defame him, and not to focus on the negative.
Bazley to head inquiry into ‘sexual harassment’
Russell McVeagh appoints Dame Margaret Bazley to investigate its sexual assault scandal, but calls offending “harassment”, to astonishment of some involved.
Catriona MacLennan: When ‘ethics’ hurt careers
Banning women from working on files with the partner they accused of sexual misconduct fostered his career and hindered theirs.
All six law schools cut ties with Russell McVeagh
All six of the country’s university law faculties have now rejected ties with the troubled law firm Russell McVeagh as it reviews incidents of sexual misconduct.
#timesup for the legal profession
The profession has long been aware of reports of misconduct - primarily sexual – towards women lawyers and clerks. It happens to men too – just not so frequently.
‘Review could cause more harm than good’
Two lawyers specialising in legal ethics and employment law examine the wisdom of Russell McVeagh’s plans to conduct an external inquiry into itself.
Law firm faces new sex claims
Newsroom talks exclusively to Khylee Quince who has revealed new details of historical sexual misconduct at Russell McVeagh.
“This letter is not intended to threaten Newsroom...”
Law firm Russell McVeagh had a QC write to Newsroom over our coverage of sexual assault allegations on its summer clerk programme. Here is the text.