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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We have spoken to a contributor to our Women in Leadership in Law report, who has outlined her experiences of sexual harassment in her career as a solicitor. She wishes to remain anonymous.
Law Society president Christina Blacklaws today reiterated that we will not tolerate sexual harassment or bullying in the legal sector.
Kayleigh Leonie speaks about her role on Council, the results of the resilience and wellbeing survey, and mental health awareness.
Marcia Longdon and Leena Savjani share their journeys to partnership and explore whether there is room at the top for BAME lawyers.
Emily Cooper explains why you should attend our international symposium on the power of gender equality to transform the business of law.
Glynis Wright, winner of Small Law Firm of the Year 2018, tells us how winning an Excellence Award has positively impacted her firm.
Dame Janet Gaymer examines the future of working in law, and how firms will need to adapt in order to retain talent.
Penelope shares her career highlights, advice for ensuring a successful merger, and how gender diversity can be increased in the profession.
Ruihua Wang and Marcia Longdon explore why BAME women have different experiences in the workplace to their white women peers.
The Law Society has released its academic findings on the position of women solicitors in the profession.
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.