Lawyers with Disabilities Division

Upcoming LDD Events

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Webinars: work experience for lawyers with disabilities - candidate toolkit

This FREE webinar provides a candidate toolkit for law students or lawyers with disabilities looking for work experience.

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Webinar: Work Experience for lawyers with disabilities - employers toolkit

This free webinar provides an employers toolkit for those running, or considering running, a work experience programme for law students or lawyers with disabilities.

Recent LDD Events

Lawyers with Disabilities Division Conference 2015, 28 October - 'Disability & the city'

The Lawyers with Disabilities Division (LDD) are delighted to bring you this conference aimed at all members of the LDD who want to get to understand more about working in the city with a disability.

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Lawyers with Disabilities Division afternoon seminar - speed CV review with city employers (11 September 2015)

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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Free JLD forum - career development and skills for junior lawyers (11 March)

Sheffield event - Develop your skills and network with junior lawyers

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Free JLD forum: helping you to secure a training position (18 February, Cardiff)

The Junior Lawyers Division, in partnership with the Cardiff and South East Wales JLD, is holding a free one-day skills event to assist LPC students and LPC graduates with their search for a training position. 

Celebration of LGBT History Month (28 February)

Marking the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of male homosexuality in England and Wales, this panel event will focus on how the Act has influenced the legal profession and attitudes in wider society in that timeframe.

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WLD returners course (31 March, Oxford)

The Law Society’s Women Lawyers Division are delivering this two-day course which intends to provide returning solicitors, men and women, with the tools they require to take the first steps to return to the profession after a career break.

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Judicial Diversity event

The event is aimed at qualified legal professionals currently under-represented in the judiciary (BAME, women and those from a non-traditional background/social mobility i.e. state school education/first generation to go to University) who are interested in a career in the judiciary.

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50th Anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act (1957) (28 February)

Marking the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of male homosexuality in England and Wales, we are holding a panel event focusing on the experiences of gay and bi-sexual men.

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About the Lawyers with Disabilities Division

14 January 2015

Lawyers with Disabilities Division members come from a wide range of backgrounds and include law students, retired solicitors, paralegals, law lecturers and practising solicitors.