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.
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
Find out about the WLD committee
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.
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.
This practice note covers the law underpinning the right to equal pay and suggests steps firms should take to address equal pay.
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.
Zarina Bostan talks about her journey to becoming an LPC graduate
This practice note explains the information that you must include in order to comply with the Code of Conduct 2011 requirements, and the steps that you should take to facilitate this.
This practice note offers advice on that right and suggests forms of flexible working that practices may wish to consider.
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From the Private Client Section: working with transgender clients