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Hear from a variety of solicitors who have chosen different career paths, whether through choice or by accident, as well as members of the Lawyers with Disabilities Division who have achieved their goal through sheer hard work and determination.
This scheme offers help with LPC fees to exceptional individuals who face or have overcome exceptional obstacles to qualify as a solicitor. Download the Diversity Access Scheme guidance (PDF 183kb) for full information about the application criteria, process and timetable.
Placida Ojinnaka gives her experience of securing a training contract with Lambeth Council.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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