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Members of the LDD recently visited an exhibition at OXO Tower called, ‘Crippled, Handicapped, Disabled: Living Beyond Labels.’
The Lawyers with Disabilities Division (LDD) has worked in partnership with several organisations to place seven fantastic applicants in their work placement scheme.
Robert Hunter talks about an a recent report into findings on disablility and reveals an ugly turth facing law firms.
In our latest feature, LDD committee member, Tony Di Angelo gives you a glimpse of a typical day in the life of a trainee at an international City law firm, as well as highlighting some of the important lessons he’s learnt during his training contract.
Raquel Siganporia talks about her own experience has shaped her path to help others
Reed Smith and Mayer Brown joined Aspiring Solicitors at an event discussing how to increase awareness and understanding of disabilities in the legal profession earlier this month.
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Microsoft has launched a recruitment drive for people with autism in the UK, after a pilot scheme in the US.
This FREE webinar provides a candidate toolkit for law students or lawyers with disabilities looking for work experience.
This free webinar provides an employers toolkit for those running, or considering running, a work experience programme for law students or lawyers with disabilities.
The Law Society Divisions are hosting an event which will explore and provide an insight into different career pathways outside private practice.
As part of its commitment to promoting greater diversity in the judiciary, the Law Society, Bar Council, CILEx, Judicial Office and the JAC, are running targeted events to raise awareness of opportunities in the judiciary.
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Privately educated people are over-represented by a factor of five in the senior ranks of the law.
I would have a go at those successful women who have pulled up the ladder behind them.
Solicitors Regulation Authority says it will run diversity questionnaire every two years instead of annually, following criticism from sole practitioners.
Biggest diversity survey ever highlights uneven progress in solicitors’ profession – but four out of ten partners at top firms went to a fee-paying school.