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Solicitor Numbers on the Rise as Gender Gap Narrow

Insider Media writes, "The Law Society's Annual Statistics Report for 2014 shows an increase in practising solicitors of 2.1 per cent compared with 2013. On 31 July 2014, there were 130,382, up from 127,676 on 31 July 2013. The report also found that representation of black Asian and minority ethnic groups among practising solicitors stood at 15 per cent, more than doubling since 2000, while the gender gap continues to close."


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