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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
Robert Hunter talks about an a recent report into findings on disablility and reveals an ugly turth facing law firms.
Yasmin Sheikh looks at the releationship between technology and our mental health.
Yasmin Sheikh talks about how technology can help your mental health.
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.
Kevin Poulter reflects on Saturday’s Pride in London parade.
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.
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.
Diversity champions Channel 4 and Reed Smith are offering a unique opportunity to two individuals with disabilities to experience working in the law in both a creative media environment and in one of the world’s biggest law firms.
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Nearly eight out of 10 solicitor judges sit as district judges in the county court; only one is a High Court judge.
Lord Dyson says claim of systematic bias against bar regulator should have been made when tribunal reached verdict.
The Judicial Appointments Commission does not use positive discrimination.
Bar Council chairman Chantal-Aimée Doerries QC says parenthood should not mean an end to a flourishing career.