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Diversity and inclusion

  • 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:

    • Inclusive - its composition reflecting the diversity of our society.
    • Responsive - able to provide a sensitive, appropriate and highly professional service to all sections of society.
    • Good employers - recruiting on merit and offering training and development opportunities to all employees regardless of background.
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    A chat to mark Bi Visibility Day

    Netanya Clixby and Chris Seel talk about why Bi Visibility Day (23 September) is important and bust some bi-myths.

    17 September 2019
    Audio

    The Register our Marriage campaign is pioneering for equality for unregistered faith marriages

    Siddique Patel, solicitor at Shoosmiths specialising in Islamic family law, discusses a campaign for equality for faith marriages.

    17 September 2019
    Blog

    Join our Women Lawyers Division committee

    We are looking for new members to join the Women Lawyers Division steering committee. Find out more and how to apply.

    11 September 2019
    News

    Why not the recharger course?

    Placida Ojinnaka shares her thoughts about the personal and professional benefits of attending our recharger course.

    10 September 2019
    Feature

    Fiona Woolf lecture 2019

    This event celebrates the achievements of inspirational women who have reached senior positions in the profession. It will be livestreamed on 12 September.

    3 September 2019
    Feature

    Register Our Marriage campaign: Pioneering for equality for faith marriages

    Jerry Garvey and Siddique Patel discuss the Register Our Marriage campaign, which encourages couples to legally register their faith marriages.

    30 August 2019
    Audio

    Boost for aspiring solicitors who face challenges

    We have awarded aspiring solicitors a coveted scholarship to complete their studies as part of our Diversity Access Scheme.

    21 August 2019
    Press release

    How to communicate with autistic people at work

    Simon Day is a copywriter and blogger who specialises in writing about health and safety and autism. He recently discovered he has autism.

    21 August 2019
    Blog

    Talking LGBTQI+ asylum with UKLGIG

    Our Immigration Law Committee talks to Leila Zadeh and Harun Tulunay about asylum for LGBTQI+ people.

    19 August 2019
    Audio

    How the Home Office is failing LGBT+ applicants

    This article was sourced by Tom Chapman at CandidSky, a marketing agency in Manchester that works with law firms in the UK.

    8 August 2019
    Blog
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