Ashurst to miss key gender diversity targets as female equity partner count lags behind 2018 goal

Firm unlikely to achieve 25% female equity partner target by next year

Ashurst is on track to miss a key gender diversity target for 2018, with the proportion of female equity partners at the firm lagging significantly behind its target figure of 25%.

The firm unveiled a series of targets in 2014, including an ambition to have women make up one quarter of the equity by 2018.

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