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.
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As with many good things in life, the London Bisexual Network (LBN) started over a bottle of wine in a noisy City bar, explains Max Rossiter, trainee solicitor.
I was born and raised in Nigeria, West Africa, and for as long as I can remember I wanted to be a lawyer.
There are many reasons why we as a profession need to get better at accommodating people with disabilities.
This year marks the 9th year in which the Law Society is celebrating Black History Month. It's particularly heartening to see the number of Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) solicitors has continued to increase.
The alphabet soup LGBTTQI+ of sexual orientation and gender identity only gets larger. Referring to someone who is not straight or cisgender may be a challenge to a lot of people.
"Feel empowered. And if you start to do it, if you start to feel your voice heard, you will never go back." Mary Robinson
It's the 13th LGBT History Month 2018, the celebration of the LGBT community in the UK. What progress has been made and what challenges do we still face?
We're all familiar with the saying 'men are from Mars and women are from Venus', less well known is that, not so long ago, women weren't actually considered people at all!
As well as being a trainee at Reed Smith, I'm also a bisexual man. This Bisexual Visibility Day I want to reflect on my journey into the profession - and how the legal sector's understanding of bisexuality and LGBT issues has changed during this time.
As the saying goes, what is worth doing is worth doing well. If you want to secure a judicial appointment you should sit down and make a plan.
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This two-day conference will bring together men and women from across the legal profession and other sectors to identify steps that are needed to achieve gender equality in the workplace.