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
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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.
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.
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