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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Judicial diversity figures for 2016 released are a case of ‘some progress but must try harder’.
The Law Society will be writing to the new justice secretary Liz Truss to wish her well in her role.
Kevin Poulter reflects on the Pride in London parade, and discusses equality for the LGBT community.
Sarah Crowe considers the issues around coming out as LGBT in the workplace and provides some tips for law firms.
Concerns have been raised by the Law Society about the proposed membership of a new advisory council of solicitors and barristers chaired by Gary Bell QC.
On Saturday 25 June, the Law Society will be leading a group of legal sector representatives at the Pride in London parade.
As part of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (#IDAHOT), Duncan Wood outlines some top tips to help law firms ensure that they are inclusive places to work.
The Law Society's Social Mobility Ambassador scheme asks solicitors disadvantaged background to help others from similar backgrounds.
For International Women's Day, Julie Ashdown and Leah Glover outline their views on how the legal sector can progress gender parity and support women.
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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