The Law Society is committed to promoting inclusion in the legal profession, reflecting the diversity of our society. The Women Lawyers Division supports and advises all women solicitors and aspiring women solicitors, from trainees to retirees. We provide an opportunity for women solicitors to have their voice for heard. Our members work in private practice, and in-house within corporate, public sector and not-for-profit organisations.
We are dedicated to meeting the needs of all women solicitors. We deliver key news, regulatory and management information and bring together our services that are relevant to you.
Make your voice heard by engaging with the Law Society on diversity matters. Membership of the Women Lawyers Division is free, and is open to all solicitors, aspiring solicitors and their allies. Members benefit from:
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Mridula Pore answers questions about the impact of the menopause on women in the workplace and how employers can provide better support.
We speak to I. Stephanie Boyce, deputy vice president of the Law Society, about her ambitions for a diverse, rewarding and vibrant profession.
Coral Hill is Associate Professor at The University of Law and a non-practising solicitor. She reviews The Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919 and where the profession is now.
We run training courses to help solicitor advocates working with children and vulnerable witnesses practise more effectively.
100 years ago today, the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act was passed, allowing women to qualify as solicitors and barristers.
100 years ago today, the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act was passed. Amandeep Khasriya writes on its significance for women in Law.
Dana Denis-Smith, founder of the First 100 Years project, looks at how far women in law have come and what still needs to change.
Advice on using social media to promote your business and the benefits and risks of using social media.
This practice note sets out guidance on identifying and managing situations where a conflict of interest arises.
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