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    Complacency is being blamed for the situation one of the country's top law firms finds itself in

    Complacency is being blamed for the situation one of the country's top law firms finds itself in


    Russell McVeagh has been slammed in an 89-page report from Dame Margaret Bazely , for allowing a toxic culture of excessive drinking, bullying and inappropriate sexual behaviour to develop.

    Wellington City Councillor Fleur Fitzsimons holds the city safety portfolio, tasked with tackling sexual harassment in the capital.

    She the report is an alarming and raw account of the state of the wider legal profession.

    Fitzsimons says it shows how complacent the industry has become and it needs to take the recommendations seriously.

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