The Law Society is committed to promoting inclusion in the legal profession, reflecting the diversity of our society. The Women Lawyers Division supports and advises all women solicitors and aspiring women solicitors, from trainees to retirees. We provide an opportunity for women solicitors to have their voice for heard. Our members work in private practice, and in-house within corporate, public sector and not-for-profit organisations.
We are dedicated to meeting the needs of all women solicitors. We deliver key news, regulatory and management information and bring together our services that are relevant to you.
Make your voice heard by engaging with the Law Society on diversity matters. Membership of the Women Lawyers Division is free, and is open to all solicitors, aspiring solicitors and their allies. Members benefit from:
To join the Women Lawyers Division, sign up to My Law Society and tick the Women lawyers box in Special interests. You will receive regular email updates and tailored content will appear on your My Law Society homepage.
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Find out about the WLD committee
The Law Society 2015 private practice earnings figures show the solicitor profession making slow progress in closing the gender pay gap.
On 20 September Law Society CEO Catherine Dixon spoke at the International Bar Association conference in Washington DC.
This practice note provides examples of how you can communicate all of the information required to your clients in a clear and effective manner.
Jane, a Returner’s Course Alumni, talks about how the course helped her return to work.
Solicitor, author and committee member of the Women Lawyers Division, Dawn talks about her new book and the challenges she faced within the legal profession.
This is part two of a two part article about women lawyers and self-promotion by Rachel Brushfield, Career strategist and coach.
This is part one of a two part series about women lawyers and self-promotion by Rachel Brushfield, Career strategist and coach.
We are inviting volunteers to participate in a twinning project to connect solicitors in the UK with those working in less developed countries.
Funke Abimbola talks about the challenges women face in building a career in the legal profession, and the importance of networking.
This practice note explains the procedure behind offering unbundled - partial retainer - legal services to clients, and offers advice for avoiding some of the risks involved.
Free and confidential support and advice for Law Society members and employees of law firms. Call us on 020 7320 5675.
30 years after the notorious Section 28 Local Government Act 1988 - a panel event on its legacy and progress.