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.
The first Women Lawyers Division annual conference
CPD hours: 4.5
18 September, London This is a must-attend event for both male and female practitioners who are keen to progress in their career and beyond. No matter where you are in your career, you will benefit from our speakers’ expertise, from giving you top tips on how to enhance your standing within your firm to explaining the law on flexible working and the benefits to your work and private lives.
The stage is set. On 9 October, we'll be putting some of the very best work in the profession under the spotlight at the Law Society Excellence Awards 2014.
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.
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.
One woman's experience: Returner Course
Ninety years apart
Behind the scenes at the UK Supreme Court
Diversity Access Scheme
CPD hours: 6
3 September, London The Law Society has developed this one day introductory training session to help solicitors considering a career move into employment law.
Watch and listen
Inspiring leaders: Bethan Darwin
Promoting women lawyers: Boma Ozobia
Promoting diversity: Lucy Scott-Moncrieff