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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
In the third of our series of profiles of lawyers with disabilities, we feature Jonathan Fogerty, former chairman of the Spinal Injuries Association and a personal injury solicitor at Slater & Gordon
Matthew Short, a trainee at Allen & Overy, who had his lower leg amputed as a teenager, looks back at his career so far
In the second of our series of profiles of lawyers with disabilities, we feature Andrew Dakoutros, a barrister for The Treasury Solicitor
In the first of our series of profiles of lawyers with disabilities, we feature Yasmin Sadia Sheikh, an associate at Clyde & Co
This seminar will cover CV writing, what a CV should cover, regular mistakes, good and bad examples, interview do’s and don’ts, as well as provide general advice and guidance. Following the main presentations will be 10 minute one-to-one CV reviews with city law firm representatives and a networking reception
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Latest research shows a 42% gender pay gap in the legal profession.
Lord chief justice says more needs to be done, following publication of 2015 judicial diversity statistics.
Bar Council report reveals ‘grossly disrespectful’ comments by male barristers in the ‘secret world’ of the bar.
Bar Council finds that the proportion of women called to the bar would need to be around 58% to achieve equality amongst practising barristers.