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 government public appointments action plan is aimed at attracting more candidates from diverse backgrounds.
The Law Society hosted its inaugural 'Inclusion through diversity' celebration event to acknowledge and celebrate the positive changes we are seeing in the profession and how it supports its people.
On 28 November Evelyn Ofori Koree received the award for most outstanding law firm (sole practitioner/SME) category at the annual prestigious BSN UK Diversity awards ceremony.
Social mobility is as vital for the legal profession as it is for society, the Law Society of England and Wales said as it unveiled the third cohort of Solicitors for Social Mobility.
Information on the current Law Society's social mobility Ambassador Billy Yu Lok Ng
This appointment is open to anyone who identifies as LGBT+ or is an ally to the LGBT+ community.
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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For Inter Faith Week, a panel discussion on the interaction between religion and LGBT+ rights, and the legal position.