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Linden Thomas, President of Birmingham Law Society, discusses three new initiatives to address gender inequality at the most senior levels of the law.
Amandeep Khasriya, associate solicitor at Moore Blatch, discusses what firms can do to retain talented women lawyers.
We are asking organisations across the legal profession to share their successful internal diversity and inclusion initiatives.
We spoke to Koser about the Ethnic Minority Lawyers Divsion and its aims and objectives.
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.
This report aims to complement the largest quantitative global survey on women in the law undertaken by the Law Society.
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.
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.
Free and confidential support and advice for Law Society members and employees of law firms. Call us on 020 7320 5675.
On Thursday 5 March 12:30 join us as we discuss the impact of recent sexual misconduct cases on the legal sector, the SRAs approach to such cases and practical advice on handling complaints.