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:
As well as being a trainee at Reed Smith, I’m also a bisexual man. This Bisexual Visibility Day I want to reflect on my journey into the profession - and how the legal sector’s understanding of bisexuality and LGBT issues has changed during this time.
As the saying goes, what is worth doing is worth doing well. If you want to secure a judicial appointment you should sit down and make a plan.
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.
Ranjit Uppal won the Law Society’s Excellence Award for Solicitor Advocate of the Year 2016. He shares six tips on how to put together a winning submission. The 2017 Excellence Awards nominations deadline is 26 May
We want you to have your say in the work of the Law Society, and to help you get the maximum benefit from your membership.
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
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.
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
This course on 24-25 November helps returning solicitors, men and women, return to the profession after a career break.
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