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    Say my name - Women Lawyers project

    3 February 2017

    The Law Society along with support from the WLD and EMLD are launching a video project on 21 March on the National Day of the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

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    Recorder competition 2017

    2 February 2017

    The Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) is to launch a selection exercise for recorders on 1 February 2017, and it is anticipated that this will mark a return to a programme of regular competitions. 

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    Launch of Pro Bono Legal Service clinic for London's Chinese Community

    24 January 2017

    On 12 January 2017, the Law Society of England and Wales supported the UK Society of Chinese Lawyers’ Chinese New Year reception in Chancery Lane. The reception was to launch UKSCL’s Pro Bono Legal Service, which will be located at the London Chinese Community Centre.

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    Council Elections

    30 November 2016

    Do you want to be part of the voice of your profession? We’re looking for enthusiastic solicitors, from all types of practice, to stand for the Law Society’s Council. 

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    New social network for LGBT lawyers launches

    12 October 2016

    The Law Society’s LGBT Division has launched the first professional social networking app for LGBT Lawyers and their allies.

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    LGBT professional social network launched

    3 October 2016

    The Law Societies LGBT Division are delighted to launch the first ever professional, social network for LGBT Lawyers and their allies.

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    Help us fill in the blanks: equality in law

    12 September 2016

    Please give us 15 minutes of your time to updating the Career Progression Report survey.

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    Seeking new EMLD committee members

    23 August 2016

    We are looking for brilliant and practical Ethnic minority solicitors to join our committee!

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    Help us fill in the blanks: equality in law

    18 August 2016

    Please give us 15 minutes of your time to updating the Career Progression Report survey.

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    WLD Committee vacancies

    18 August 2016

    The Women Lawyers Division is looking for brilliant and practical women solicitors to join our committee!

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