Since 1990 women have represented over 60 per cent of new entrants into the profession, and our Annual Statistics report for 2017 revealed there are now more women than men practicing as solicitors.
These statistics and role models are encouraging, yet it is clear that more can still be done.
One of the Law Society's key aims is to develop an international platform for women and men to discuss how to support women in leadership roles in the profession.
Alongside the Bar Council of England and Wales and the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, we are pleased to launch the Women in Law pledge.
Emily Cooper explains why you should attend our international symposium on the power of gender equality to transform the business of law.
The Law Society has released its academic findings on the position of women solicitors in the profession.
This report examines the top findings from the 225 women's roundtable discussions held as part of our Women in Leadership in Law project.
New research released by the Law Society suggests that how far senior women can go in their legal careers may well depend on where they live.
Our president Christina blogs that International Women's Day is a chance to celebrate and remember the pioneers who have gone before us, and to take stock of all that has been achieved.
President Christina Blacklaws speaks with the four past women presidents of the Law Society about gender diversity in the profession.
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.
We are supporting Care International's March4Women, which is seeking sponsorship for the March 2019 event.
The relationship management team has been engaging with firms across the regions on a number of issues.