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:
Meet the members of the Lawyers with Disabilities Committee
Meet the members of the Ethnic Minority Committee
Meet the members of the Women Lawyers Committee
Meet the members of the LGBT Committee
Find out about the Women Lawyers Division and how to join.
Find out about the LGBT Lawyers Division
Find out about the Lawyers with Disabilities Division
Find out about the Ethnic Minority Lawyers Division
In many countries you can be punished by the state, persecuted and even killed just for being LGBT or celebrating LGBT identities. Trans people do not have access to life changing healthcare and are discriminated against under law.
Solicitors firms make up nearly a third of organisations in the top 50 UK employers which have done the most to improve social mobility in the workplace.
Practical examples of good practice on diversity and inclusion in large and small firms.
Our charter is the flagship diversity initiative of the legal profession. It is an instantly recognisable public statement of commitment by its signatories and a framework for positive action across all strands of diversity.
Do you want support in progressing your career? Can you give something back by mentoring other professionals? We have launched a national mentoring programme for practising solicitors
Find out about the benefits that a genuine and positive commitment to diversity and inclusion can bring to all our law firms – big and small.
Our protocol is a public commitment by in-house legal departments to ask standard questions about the diversity policies and practices of law firms tendering for work as part of the normal tender process.
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