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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This week access to justice will be at the top of the parliamentary agenda.
Our names are part of our identity, so it can have an impact on us when they’re pronounced incorrectly. To mark the UN End Racism Day 21 March, the Law Society is asking what’s in a name for #SayMyName. Bansi Desai explains why it’s important to her
How to apply to become a social mobility ambassador.
Applying for an award for your business can be hard work, but the benefits are enormous, if you capitalise on the win. Kate Adam provides a step-by-step guide
Wednesday 8 March is International Women's Day, an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women and highlight the challenges that still have to be overcome. Suzanne Gallagher and Shereen Semnani offer seven reasons why the legal profession needs to sit up and take notice.
The Law Society will participate in the newly-launched Social Mobility Employer Index, which measures openness to talent from all backgrounds.
Keiley Ann Broadhead was homeless at 16 and lived in a hostel during her A-Levels. 12 years later, she is a qualified and award-winning in-house solicitor. She explains how the Law Society's Diversity Access Scheme helped her achieve her dream
he Law Society of England and Wales supported the UK Society of Chinese Lawyers’ new year reception, launching UKSCL’s pro bono legal service, which will be located at the London Chinese community centre.
Robert Bourns considers the Competition and Markets Authority report on competition in the legal services market, developments on the SRA handbook and Solicitors Qualifying Examination, and potential changes to professional indemnity insurance.
Solicitor firms make up half of the top 10 organisations on Stonewall's 2017 workplace equality index.
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From the Private Client Section: working with transgender clients