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:
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.
Esther McDermott, senior associate at Dentons, and Chris Seel, diversity and inclusion adviser at the Law Society, discuss the importance of LGBT History Month.
It’s the 13th LGBT History Month 2018, the celebration of the LGBT community in the UK. What progress has been made and what challenges do we still face?
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.
Sarah Gregory, Inclusion and Diversity partner at Baker McKenzie discusses inclusion and diversity in the profession.
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.
On 28 November Evelyn Ofori Koree received the award for most outstanding law firm (sole practitioner/SME) category at the annual prestigious BSN UK Diversity awards ceremony.
Social mobility is as vital for the legal profession as it is for society, the Law Society of England and Wales said as it unveiled the third cohort of Solicitors for Social Mobility.
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Webinar - 1pm 24 July. Ewan Watson and others share tips, in-house/firm/cross-firm experience and answer your questions.