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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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    BAME becoming a judge workshop

    We are running a free workshop for BAME solicitors with a minimum of five years' PQE who are interested in applying for judicial appointment.

    17 January 2019
    News

    Inspirational women solicitors in the City

    To celebrate the centenary of the first woman solicitor, president Christina Blacklaws and others share their thoughts on the Women in Leadership in Law project.

    9 January 2019
    Feature

    Understanding workplace harassment

    There should be zero tolerance of workplace bullying and harassment in all its forms.

    19 December 2018
    Advice

    Workplace harassment: guidance for employers

    All employers have a duty of care to protect staff from unlawful discrimination in whatever form it may take.

    19 December 2018
    Advice

    'Ona Kan O Woja' - not only one route leads to the market: my path into law

    I was born and raised in Nigeria, West Africa, and for as long as I can remember I wanted to be a lawyer.

    17 December 2018
    Blog

    Supporting solicitors with cancer

    The LDD and Macmillan Cancer Support have outlined the key steps your firm can take to support employees with cancer and other 'invisible' disabilities in the workplace.

    6 December 2018
    Feature

    Diversity is better for business

    There are many reasons why we as a profession need to get better at accommodating people with disabilities. 

    4 December 2018
    Blog

    Thought leadership and policy development events programme

    Our thought leadership programme of events brings together representatives from the legal, political, business and third sectors to discuss ideas.

    30 November 2018
    News

    LGBT+ Lawyers Division launches its inaugural essay competition

    The LGBT+ Lawyers Division is proud to launch its inaugural essay competition.

    22 November 2018
    News

    Gender identity and recognition: a rough guide to the law and the need for reform

    In this podcast three members of our LGBT+ Lawyers Division discuss the need to reform the Gender Recognition Act 2004.

    16 November 2018
    Audio
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