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:
The LGBT+ Lawyers Division is looking for four new members of the division's steering committee.
We have been working with researchers from Cardiff University to investigate the experiences of people with disabilities in the legal profession.
We are running a free workshop for BAME solicitors with a minimum of five years' PQE who are interested in applying for judicial appointment.
Our thought leadership programme of events brings together representatives from the legal, political, business and third sectors to discuss ideas.
The LGBT+ Lawyers Division is proud to launch its inaugural essay competition.
As part of National Inclusion Week we will be livestreaming a roundtable discussion: 'What does inclusive leadership mean to me?'
Professor Debbie Foster and Dr Natasha Hirst are conducting groundbreaking research into the experiences of disabled people in the legal profession.
By listening to the challenges voiced by the members of the profession, the Law Society can respond with high-quality and relevant support. Addressed here are the concerns surrounding Criminal Legal Aid, the SQE, and diversity and inclusion.
Solicitors, barristers, and Chartered Legal Executives are joining together to mark Pride events in Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Cardiff, and at the flagship march in London in July led by the heads of the professions.
The Law Society, alongside the Women's Lawyers Division, has launched a programme of work that aims to achieve equality for women within the legal profession both in our jurisdiction and internationally, with three main objectives, outlined here.
Free and confidential support and advice for Law Society members and employees of law firms. Call us on 020 7320 5675.
Join us on Tuesday 12 March for a workshop focused on empowerment and confidence building, part of our International Women's Day activities.