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Diversity Access Scheme
CPD hours: 6
3 September, London
In the current economic climate, many practitioners are seeking to retrain in other practice areas. The Law Society has developed this one-day introductory training session to help solicitors considering a career move into employment law.
CPD hours: 2
23 September, London The Law Society is keen to encourage greater diversity in the composition of its Council and its policy committees. This session will let you know about upcoming opportunities to serve on these bodies, to help you play an important role as part of our volunteer community.
Are you interested in getting support and guidance from a Lawyers with Disabilities Division member? Or are you a law firm interested in providing mentors to the scheme? Email us to find out more.