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The Women in Law Pledge

18 June 2019

Commit to creating a more equal legal profession for all

The Women in Law pledge, launched in partnership with the Bar Council of England and Wales and the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx), was created to bring gender equality to the forefront of the conversation.

There is a role for everyone within the legal profession to enact positive change for equality and we encourage all legal service providers, in-house teams and individuals to sign up.

By signing up to the pledge today, you're committing to setting high level targets to make a difference for gender equality either within your organisation, or as an advocate, and champion, for change.

These do not have to be policies or practices you currently have in place, but should include those that you wish to implement. See the guidance for more information.

What will the pledge do?

By signing up for the pledge, you or your organisation is committing to:

  • supporting the progression of women into senior roles in the profession by focusing on retention and promotion opportunities
  • setting clear plans and targets around gender equality and diversity for your organisation

How do I sign up for the pledge?

To commit to the pledge, download the submission form and return via email to our diversity and inclusion team.