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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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.
The chair of the LGBT Division, Erin Smith, has written about the attack on the LGBT nightclub in Orlando, Florida, and how LGBT people need a voice to fight hate wherever it comes from.
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.
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.
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