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We wanted diversity, we got box-ticking – real change on diversity needs leadership in law

Fieldfisher’s Michael Chissick says progress on gay inclusion masks a wider diversity failure in law

‘Did you see the game at the weekend?’ is the type of question I am often asked at events. I know my answer, ‘no, I don’t really follow sport’ – will kill the conversation dead, and I don’t have the skills or required knowledge to blag my way through the small talk of the weekend’s fixture list.