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.
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
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100 years ago today, the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act was passed, allowing women to qualify as solicitors and barristers.
The Law Society, the Bar Council and the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives launch a Woman in Law Pledge to build a more equal profession for all.
Professional bodies around the world have a key role in achieving global gender equality in the law, the Law Society of England and Wales said today.
Law Society president Christina Blacklaws today reiterated that we will not tolerate sexual harassment or bullying in the legal sector.
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.
As the solicitor profession becomes increasingly diverse, pressure is growing for greater equality in the workplace, the Law Society said.
The largest international survey of women in the law has been released to mark International Women's Day 2018, shedding light on the road to gender equality.
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.