'I feel that I have isolated myself' - one female lawyer's experience of filing a sexual harassment complaint

How do victims of sexual harassment in the legal profession feel about the way their complaints are being dealt with?

Law firms are facing increasing scrutiny over the the way they deal with claims of sexual misconduct, amid a raft of recent high-profile incidents at firms including Baker McKenzie, Herbert Smith Freehills and Dentons

But how do the victims of such incidents feel about the way their complaints are being dealt with? Here, one lawyer recounts her experience of reporting sexual harassment by a more senior colleague.


“I had been at my current job in-house for about six months when one of the other employees there, who I had had a good relationship with until then, sent me some WhatsApp messages.

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