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Cultural diversity cannot be pushed to backburner

26 Sep 2020 11:37 AM | John Arthur (Administrator)

Cultural diversity cannot be pushed to backburner by Jerome Doraisamy|24 September 2020, Lawyers Weekly

Managing economic uncertainty may be a top priority for legal employers right now, but with Asian Australians copping flak for the spread of coronavirus, cultural diversity efforts must remain at the forefront for the legal profession.

When it comes to Australia’s legal profession, cultural diversity is a “growing reality”, but true inclusion remains elusive.

That is the view of Kingsley Liu and Molina Asthana, the president and vice-president respectively of the Asian Australian Lawyers Association (AALA), who further feel that, despite the progress of recent years, “institutional and unconscious biases remain in force”.

For full article, go to: https://www.lawyersweekly.com.au/biglaw/29530-cultural-diversity-cannot-be-pushed-to-backburner?%20utm_source=LawyersWeekly&utm_campaign=25_09_20&utm_medium=email&utm_content=1&utm_emailID=804cb2b23aff22ade3ef0f28a2ded6044e9733c391738da367fb5e33deb59158

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