Lawyers with Disabilities Division (LDD) is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for people with disabilities - whether they are solicitors, would-be solicitors, or clients.
May 2013 saw the LawCareers.Net Training & Recruitment Awards (TARAs) celebrate their 10th year. As ever, the TARAs honoured the firms and individuals who offered their recruits the best possible start to their legal careers.
Practice note on managing SRA requirements for measuring levels of diversity and social mobility in the legal workforce.
The government has responded to Law Society calls for clarification about the validity of compromise agreements drafted under the Equality Act.
This practice note sets out solicitors' duties as service providers and employers under the Equality Act 2010 ('the Equality Act').
This practice note includes examples of behaviours which may enable adherence to the outcomes, as well as examples of behaviours which would not. It also sets out how the Law Society can assist you and your practice in this area.
This practice note offers advice on that right and suggests forms of flexible working that practices may wish to consider.
This practice note sumarises the law relating to positive action; explains what the new provisions mean for practitioners and provides examples of how and when the provisions could be used.
This practice note specifically focuses on different ways that you can work with individuals who are D/deaf or hard of hearing and offers some practical advice in this area.
The mentoring scheme is actively promoted by the division and we welcome new members. We would also like to hear from law firms who may be able to assist by providing mentors. Email email@example.com
After twenty successful years, the Group for Solicitors with Disabilities was relaunched as Lawyers with Disabilities in January 2009. Building on the legacy and successes of the Group for Solicitors with Disabilities, Lawyers with Disabilities promotes equal opportunities for people with disabilities within the legal profession.
Membership of the Lawywers with Disabilities Division is free members to a shared platform to exchange views and further mutual interests, networking opportunities, mentoring scheme and a free regular newsletter.
We are delighted to be working with Pacific IFA, an award winning firm of independent wealth managers to host this event, free to LDD members.
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