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:
We spotlight one firm where diversity is part of their DNA, and talk to Nicola Manning at McMillan Williams.
Cordella Bart Stewart talks about what inspires her to become a lawyer and the progress made for BAME solicitors.
Funke Abimbola talks about the challenges women face in building a career in the legal profession, and the importance of networking.
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.
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.
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