The success of any legal practice is based on its ability to understand and meet the needs of its clients. Whether your clients are individuals or organisations, large or small, the need for diversity on the legal profession is growing.
We are committed to help the legal profession to be:
The Law Society Library lists guidance on arranging court interpreters for deaf and hearing-impaired litigants.
In this toolkit 'fair recruitment' of trainee solicitors refers to eliminating the barriers people face in employment due to their social background.
We round up some of the networking groups run for women, including advocacy groups, consulting and advice services, and groups in the charity sector.
This short report highlights the diversity profile of solicitors.
Wragge and Co launched its 'Day in the life of a Lawyer' programme in 2006.
Gordons introduced the legal sector's first apprenticeship scheme of its kind in September 2011.
These case studies have been taken from the annual Diversity and Inclusion Charter submissions and from our Excellence Awards nominations.
Our bank of case studies highlight practical examples of good practice on diversity and inclusion in large and small firms.
We have set out the business case for diversity and inclusion within the legal profession.. It shows the benefits that a genuine and positive commitment to diversity and inclusion can bring to all our law firms – big and small.
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From the Private Client Section: working with transgender clients