Ethnic Minority Lawyers Division

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Join in on End Racism Day - 21 March

20 March 2017

The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination or End Racism Day is observed annually on 21 March.

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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.

All Say My Name project

We feature exclusive interviews with practitioners from different ethnic backgrounds who are making the news and setting the pace

Marni Choudhary

Sisters in Law launch

23 November 2016

Marni Choudhari looks back at the Sisters in Law event which tried to capture the experiences of BAME women in the profession.

All interviews

Celebrating Eid al-Fitr 2016 (22 July)

The Law Society in association with the Association of Muslim Lawyers (AML) is celebrating Eid al-Fitr. 

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50 years of race relations: what difference has it made (26 May)

After 50 years of race equality legislation what impact has it made? This free event, which brings together high profile speakers, will discuss and debate what if any improvements the legislation has had to support and represent BAME communities in the UK. Find out more

All Recent events

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The Ethnic Minority Lawyers Division provides its members with free access to tailored information, advice and training.

Diversity Access Scheme now open

Applications are now open for the Diversity Access Scheme. The Law Society's Diversity Access Scheme is a scholarship with a difference. It provides opportunities for more than funding, but contacts and opportunities for work experience.

There is also an opportunity to fund this amazing project, if you or your firm are in a position to do so

Find out more about the Diversity Access Scheme


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