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:
The Law Society of England and Wales today publishes guidance on recruitment practices to promote social mobility in the solicitors' profession.
The Law Society of England and Wales today publishes guidance for employers that provide work experience to people interested in a legal career.
Law Society president Jonathan Smithers and vice president Robert Bourns welcomed EU commissioner for justice, consumers and gender equality Věra Jourová.
Jerry Garvey considers some common misconceptions about the Law Society’s Council and provides three case studies of Council members from diverse backgrounds.
In this toolkit 'fair recruitment' of trainee solicitors refers to eliminating the barriers people face in employment due to their social background.
The Law Society Diversity Access Scheme (DAS) opens for applications today, 3 February.
We are looking for LGBT solicitors to be founding members of the LGBT Lawyers Division committee.
The Law Society today published guidance for solicitors on good practice in working with transgender employees.
This practice note is designed to help everyone in your firm to work respectfully with transgender people.
The Law Society supports Stonewall's anti-bullying campaign #NoBystanders.
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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