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.
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The Law Society, alongside the Women's Lawyers Division, has launched a programme of work that aims to achieve equality for women within the legal profession both in our jurisdiction and internationally, with three main objectives, outlined here.
A round-up of events organised by the Law Society and its LGBT+ lawyers division to mark LGBT History Month in February 2018.
To mark International Women’s day, the Law society is launching an online campaign as part of our Sisters in Law project (highlighting the challenges faced by BAME women).
To celebrate International Women’s Day, the EMLD took a stand at the event manned by committee members. To mark the event the EMLD produced a booklet.
At a time when our profession and clients are becoming more diverse, the Law Society and its LGBT+ Lawyers Division (LGBT+LD) have an exciting programme of events to mark LGBT History Month in February.
Cardiff University is conducting independent research into the experiences of legal professionals who define themselves as disabled, or who have a long-term health condition.
David Lammy MP was commissioned to carry out a review looking at the criminal justice system and its disproportionate impact on people from BAME communities.
The government public appointments action plan is aimed at attracting more candidates from diverse backgrounds.
The Law Society hosted its inaugural 'Inclusion through diversity' celebration event to acknowledge and celebrate the positive changes we are seeing in the profession and how it supports its people.
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Book the Junior Lawyers Division annual conference and ball, taking place on Saturday 28 April at the Law Society, London