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 has published an equal pay toolkit, designed for partners, human resources professionals and anyone involved with the management of a law firm.
This practice note covers the law underpinning the right to equal pay and suggests steps firms should take to address equal pay.
Catherine Dixon, chief executive of the Law Society, delivered a speech gender equality at the SPARK 21 Conference.
The Law Society is introducing an equal pay practice note and toolkit with a free webinar to coincide with Equal Pay Day, Wednesday 4 November.
The Law Society has given evidence to the House of Lords Select Committee reviewing the implementation of the Equality Act in relation to disability.
The Law Society is delighted to announce the eleven awardees of this year's Law Society Diversity Access Scheme scholarships.
This practice note offers advice on that right and suggests forms of flexible working that practices may wish to consider.
This short report highlights the diversity profile of solicitors.
Research and reports into the Corporate Responsibility, Equality and Diversity (CRED) team.
The findings of this report draw attention to wider issues around diversity networks and the role these networks play in firms.
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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