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 email@example.com
Find out about the WLD committee
This short report highlights the diversity profile of solicitors.
The Law Society provides further guidance to firms with claims outstanding on policies with insolvent insurer, Lemma.
The gender pay gap for the solicitors' profession has increased, with women's salaries on average 30 per cent lower across all areas of private practice during 2013.
Read the speech by Nicholas Fluck at the International Women's Day - speed networking event.
Information about the Women Lawyers Division's lifetime achievement award.
Information about the Women Lawyers Division's Fiona Woolf lecture series.
Watch and read interviews with inspiring women lawyers.
Information about the Women Lawyers Division's Eva Crawley Award.
Information about CPD-accredited events and webinars relevant to women lawyers.
Support and networking groups for women lawyers.
Free and confidential support and advice for Law Society members and employees of law firms. Call us on 020 7320 5675.
Webinar - 1pm 24 July. Ewan Watson and others share tips, in-house/firm/cross-firm experience and answer your questions.