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:
To join the Women Lawyers Division, sign up to My Law Society and tick the Women lawyers box in Special interests. You will receive regular email updates and tailored content will appear on your My Law Society homepage.
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Find out about the WLD committee
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.
Catherine Slattery, member of the Women Lawyers Division Committee, writes on what firms can do to make progress on equal pay.
Eleanor Ludlam, one of our Back to Law ambassadors, details how she came back to the profession, speaks on the importance of support and how confidence is key.
Placida Ojinnaka shares her thoughts about the personal and professional benefits of attending our recharger course.
This event celebrates the achievements of inspirational women who have reached senior positions in the profession. It will be livestreamed on 12 September.
We spoke with Whitney Joseph about her role as a social mobility ambassador and the bias, challenges and positives of social mobility.
We speak to Corinne about her career path, role model and working in a majority female partnership.
Nicola shares her thoughts on working as a risk management lawyer in the City and how to get more women into City firms.
Amandeep Khasriya, associate solicitor at Moore Blatch, discusses what firms can do to retain talented women lawyers.
Free and confidential support and advice for Law Society members and employees of law firms. Call us on 020 7320 5675.
This event offers advice and support to mature students aspiring to become solicitors, including advice to help you identify key skills that can be transferred to the legal profession.