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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
In the fourth of our series of profiles of lawyers with disabilities, we feature Zarina Bostan, a recent LPC graduate
With an estimated 10% of the population having dyslexia, it’s not surprising that 13% of Lawyers with Disabilities Division members have indicated that they have dyslexia. But what is it, how can the legal profession support dyslexic staff, and what are the benefits of doing so? Ruth Fenton explains
The Law Society Diversity Access Scheme (DAS) is open for applications.
The Lawyers with Disabilities Division is working with employers in the legal sector to offer work experience opportunities to our members.
The Law Society has produced a webinar which provides an insight into the role and benefits of joining the volunteer community.
This FREE webinar provides a candidate toolkit for law students or lawyers with disabilities looking for work experience. Benefit from a personal experience detailing how the programme works, the benefits to you and what is expected of you from your employer.
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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Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd tells peers of problems recruiting High Court judges.
Only 17 of 74 new partnerships at magic circle firms go to women.
Two-thirds of practising solicitors under 35 are women. But converting that numerical advance into partnerships remains an enduring challenge.
Dame Linda Dobbs CBE says solicitors should push for targets in firms to tackle the lack of gender diversity.