The Women Lawyers Division supports and advises all women solicitors, no matter their area of practice. Membership of the WLD is automatic for LPC graduates, all women solicitors on the roll, women in practice, women on a career break and even retirees.
Two executive coaches from Career Savvy Women share some tips on improving the way you present yourself to others, to help build your career.
Elizabeth Cruickshank interviews Sara Aalamri, the first woman to be granted a licence to practise law in Saudi Arabia.
Nominations are now open for 2014's most sought-after legal awards. If you know of a colleague or a firm deserving of recognition, complete our online form by 6 June.
Leah Glover, a trainee solicitor at DWF and member of the Women Lawyers Division, describes a panel that the Women Lawyers Division set up with Women Working in Law to help students considering a career in the profession.
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Diversity Access Scheme
CPD hours: 1
25 April, London In view of increasing competition for judicial appointments, this course will equip you with the skills to help enhance your application and interview performance. This training course has been developed specifically for solicitor applicants.
20 May, London The Women Lawyers Division and Junior Lawyers Division are providing this free evening seminar for members of both divisions. Our speaker, Chris Stoakes, will discuss some key skills that you can use to develop your career whether you are a man or a woman – and it does not require conforming to the outdated male paradigm of the jacket on the back of the chair and unnecessarily long hours.
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