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The 2013-14 annual review is now available online. This year the annual review features videos of members telling their story of how the Law Society represents, supports and promotes them.
Tan Ikram was appointed as a judge in 2003. He encourages organisations to build on the work they have been doing to encourage diversity in political appointments, and for BAME judges to act as positive role models for the profession.
Sundeep Bhatia, a criminal law practitioner, shares his experience of the judicial appointments procedure, offering invaluable advice for anyone considering making an application.
Elizabeth Cruickshank interviews Sara Aalamri, the first woman to be granted a licence to practise law in Saudi Arabia.
Getting your training contract: top tips
Diversity Access Scheme
CPD hours: 1.5 18 March, London
The EMLD are delighted to welcome Baroness Warsi as the guest speaker at the launch of the Division.
31 March, BirminghamDesigned for busy solicitors working in new (up to five years) small firms and sole practices, our ‘smart solicitors' practice clinics will help put you back in control.
CPD hours: 6
22 April, London A one-day introductory training session to help solicitors considering a career move into civil litigation.
CPD hours: 2
23 April, London This workshop will focus on giving you the basic principles to assist with staying competitive in a VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous) environment.
CPD hours: 1.5
24 April, BirminghamA pilot information session on how you can play an important role as part of our volunteer community.
Diversity and Inclusion Charter
The Law Society's flagship diversity initiative for the legal profession.