- Civil Litigation
- Ethnic Minority Lawyers
- Human Rights
- Junior Lawyers
This scheme is now closed – please apply for the LDD scheme if you would still like a work experience opportunity.
The Lawyers with Disabilities Division is working with employers in the legal sector to offer work experience opportunities to our members.
Rising stress levels among lawyers show no sign of slowing down, despite an increased focus on wellbeing and mental health in the legal profession in recent years.
Cardiff University releases a report on Closing Disability gaps at work with some fantastic insights.
Yasmin Sheikh gets reflective on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities
On World Mental Health Day, Elizabeth Rimmer, CEO of LawCare, discusses how solicitors can look after their wellbeing.
Dyslexia Awareness Week takes place 3-9 October and this year’s theme ‘Identifying Dyslexia’ opens up the topical discussion of how organisations can best support staff with hidden disabilities such as dyslexia.
Yasmin Sheikh looks at the releationship between technology and our mental health.
Yasmin Sheikh talks about how technology can help your mental health.
The Lawyers with Disabilities Division is working in partnership with several organisations to place applicants in their work placement scheme. We have partnered with organisations such as, Stephenson Harwood, Harrington and the in-house team at BBC to gain high quality one - two week placements for aspiring solicitors with disabilities.
The Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) is to launch a selection exercise for recorders on 1 February 2017, and it is anticipated that this will mark a return to a programme of regular competitions.
On Sunday 30 October, the Government announced a major consultation on helping disabled people into work, Improving lives: the Work, Health and Disability Green Paper.
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Centre for Justice Innovation highlights significant trust deficit in criminal justice system, but publicly available data is unfit for the purpose of analysing the role of ethnicity.
International firm highlights business case for better gender balance.
Seven out of ten of the new appointees are based outside the UK.
Figure well ahead of the 21% average for female ownership across small businesses as a whole.