Australian Financial Review: Hicksons Lawyers Leads As Law Firms Hit Gender Parity

Hicksons is proud to be recognised for leading the trend of more female Partners, with over 50% female representation across the firm’s partnership.

In a recent Australian Financial Review article, Hicksons was highlighted for having the highest proportion of female partners across all firms in the 2023 Law Partnership Survey.

This reaffirms its position as an Employer of Choice, prioritising people and focusing on a steady progression in gender equality and representation across the industry.

In the article, Hicksons’ Managing Partner, Stewart Cameron, shared:“People seem to like it, and they’re staying with us, so we are able to get the progression from senior associate level to the partnership”.
Hicksons’ Partner, Rebecca Mercer commented:“It's wonderful to work in an environment where gender parity isn’t something that required any deliberate action to achieve.
It is just the natural consequence of hiring or promoting the best person for the role on each occasion. That said, this result really is worth celebrating. It personally makes me very proud”

Separately, Stewart also commented on how remote working had an impact attracting and retaining talent, as Hicksons had embraced remote working well before the pandemic.
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Article authored by Maxim Shanahan, on 7 December 2023.
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