Women lawyers angered after justice secretary gives them the cold shoulder at diversity event

The Lord Chancellor has once again left lawyers outraged after failing to take questions at a diversity in law event.

In October, Liz Truss devoted a significant portion of her Tory conference speech to criticising the legal profession and judiciary for the lack of women in senior roles.

However, appearing at the Spark 21 conference to outline her plans for tackling the issue, Truss left women lawyers visibly angry by refusing to engage with them over her role as protector of an independent judiciary and other pre...

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