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Diversity and inclusion

  • 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:

    • Inclusive - its composition reflecting the diversity of our society.
    • Responsive - able to provide a sensitive, appropriate and highly professional service to all sections of society.
    • Good employers - recruiting on merit and offering training and development opportunities to all employees regardless of background.
  • Latest from diversity and inclusion

  • FAQ: Signing interpreters

    The Law Society Library lists guidance on arranging court interpreters for deaf and hearing-impaired litigants.

    11 October 2016
    Advice

    Fair recruitment toolkit

    In this toolkit 'fair recruitment' of trainee solicitors refers to eliminating the barriers people face in employment due to their social background.

    5 February 2016
    Advice

    Diversity in the profession

    This short report highlights the diversity profile of solicitors.

    21 May 2014
    Advice

    Evaluating diversity as part of the tender process

    CMS Cameron McKenna uses information about equality and diversity policies and practices when evaluating competitive tenders

    27 September 2013
    Advice

    Career barriers action plan

    An action plan that outlines steps to help address barriers to the profession

    27 March 2013
    Advice
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