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The LGBT Lawyers Division was set up to help improve the experiences of LGBT solicitors in the profession, and we are looking for new members of the division’s steering committee.
The Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) will soon launch a selection exercise for Deputy High Court Judges.
As part of its positive action strategy, the Law Society is running two free workshops - judicial appointments: interview training for solicitors. The course is aimed at Black and Asian solicitors, who are currently under represented in the judiciary.
Cultivating and sustaining an inclusive culture is imperative for effective multi-generational working. Not getting it right leads to a loss of talent, innovation and subsequently productivity.
This workshop will be interactive and provide practical tips and alternative career options for those that genuinely feel that they are at a career crossroads.
Do you want to be a judge? Start your own social justice organisation? Make partner? Go in-house? Come along and start realising your potential with women have achieved against the odds, for challenging background or challenging circumstances.
In February, the Italian Senate passed a bill allowing Civil Unions for same-sex and different sex couples.
In February, the Indonesian government ordered that all instant messaging providers in the country remove LGBT themed emoji and stickers from their apps.
In March, the Chinese government implemented a ban on all depictions of same-sex relationships on television.
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Practices and individuals praised for their contribution to promoting LGBT issues in the workplace.
Chancery Lane says Ministry of Justice proposals will be favourable to 'those with more secure financial circumstances'.
Female legal professionals are paid £2.70 less per hour than their male colleagues.
Chancery Lane publishes guidance on requirements under Modern Slavery Act and examples of good practice.
I was thrilled to be shortlisted for a major prize – but our route to the top should be based on ability, not gender.