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 will participate in the newly-launched Social Mobility Employer Index, which measures openness to talent from all backgrounds.
Keiley Ann Broadhead was homeless at 16 and lived in a hostel during her A-Levels. 12 years later, she is a qualified and award-winning in-house solicitor. She explains how the Law Society's Diversity Access Scheme helped her achieve her dream
he Law Society of England and Wales supported the UK Society of Chinese Lawyers’ new year reception, launching UKSCL’s pro bono legal service, which will be located at the London Chinese community centre.
Robert Bourns considers the Competition and Markets Authority report on competition in the legal services market, developments on the SRA handbook and Solicitors Qualifying Examination, and potential changes to professional indemnity insurance.
Solicitor firms make up half of the top 10 organisations on Stonewall's 2017 workplace equality index.
On Sunday 30 October, the Government announced a major consultation on helping disabled people into work, Improving lives: the Work, Health and Disability Green Paper.
The Law Society along with support from the WLD and EMLD are launching a video project.
Robert Bourns reflects on the strengths of the legal sector and encourages solicitors to take pride in their work and speak up for their profession.
For our profession to be successful, we must ensure it benefits from the widest possible talent pool and that we can offer our services to the widest pool of clients.
The World Bank announced yesterday that Sandie Okoro has been appointed their group senior vice-president and general counsel.
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To mark the 20th anniversary of the public inquiry into Stephen Lawrence murder, our guest speaker is Imran Khan.