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A new dawn for politics and the legal profession

8 August 2016

Post-Brexit Britain could see female junior lawyers smash the glass ceiling and leave adversity behind, writes Adele Edwin-Lamerton

Indubitably, the EU referendum has resulted
in shockwaves resounding across the UK. In fact, that is probably the understatement of the year. The value of sterling plummeted and forecasts
of doom were given for the economy. France is apparently manning an effective blockade at Dover. We have to teach civil servants how to negotiate trade deals again and the housing market is losing momentum.

But a crisis can be viewed as
an opportunity. We have the chance to look at things afresh,
a lot sooner than we would have done and arguably on wider and more far-reaching terms. The speed of fundamental changes to the status quo could mean even more opportunities for junior lawyers to push on in spite of circumstances which may have h...

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