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Read an overview of the diversity statistics for the judiciary and how to apply for a support programme to support these changes.
Jonathan Andrews, future trainee solicitor at leading law firm Reed Smith and on the Parliamentary Commission for Autism, writes on his own experiences of ‘autistic anxiety’, and how it can manifest both in employment, and in everyday life.
Laura Giblin talks about her diagnosis, her treatment and her advice to employers
Members of the LDD recently visited an exhibition at OXO Tower called, ‘Crippled, Handicapped, Disabled: Living Beyond Labels.’
Yasmin Sheikh, vice-chair of LDD, talks about the film ‘Me before You’ and how it has an adverse effect on combating stereotypes and negative portrayals of those with disabilities
Yasmin Sheikh looks at the releationship between technology and our mental health.
Yasmin Sheikh talks about how technology can help your mental health.
Please give us 15 minutes of your time to updating the Career Progression Report survey.
The Women Lawyers Division is looking for brilliant and practical women solicitors to join our committee!
The Westminster Commission on Autism, with support of Jonathan Andrews, LDD committee member, have looked into healthcare for autistic people and produced a report on their findings.
Following the success of a pilot exercise in 2015, the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) will be running a selection exercise in November to appoint up to 15 deputy high court judges
The Law Society’s newly formed LGBT Division invites you to join them on 31 October for a chance to network with LGBT solicitors from both in house and law firms, law students and senior LGBT solicitors.
On 21-22 October 2016, the Law Society’s Women Lawyers Division are delivering this two-day course which will provide returning solicitors, men and women, with the tools they require to enable them to return to the profession after a career break.
The Lawyers with Disabilities Division (LDD) are delighted to invite you to their October Conference. This year we will launch our new #MainstreamDisability project.
Learn how to build your career resilience with this workshop.
In view of increasing competition for judicial appointments, this interactive course will equip you with the skills to help enhance your application and interview performance. This workshop has been developed specifically for solicitor applicants but the content is relevant for anyone serious about submitting a credible judicial application.
On 27 September 2016, the Law Society is hosting a speed networking event aimed at black and minority ethnic solicitors.
This event is designed for any legal employers – both law firms and in-house departments - with an interest in learning more about apprenticeships in law.
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Men earn 19.2% more than women – and the gulf is wider at the top, Law Society research shows.
Term abolished by Freshfields – but rival firms give little away.
Six appointments fill vacancies in the Court of Appeal arising this autumn.
Law firms must do their bit to foster social mobility.