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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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.
As we invite you to join us at London and Cardiff this year, CILEx policy & public affairs manager Richard Doughty reflects on the legal sector’s joint presence at annual Pride events.
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
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Catherine Slattery, solicitor at Irwin Mitchell and Women Lawyers Division committee member, talks about the new Emmeline Pankhurst statue to be installed in Manchester city centre.
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Inspiring webinar from BWB partner Tim Barnden sharing his experiences of LGBT+ immigration issues.