Women Lawyers Division

Welcome to the Women Lawyers Division - the community for women in the law

We feature inspirational women in the law in our video and editorial interviews

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Thinking of returning to work?

25 July 2016

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

All Returner course

We commission exclusive articles from leading women lawyers and legal commentators, on issues of importance to women in the law, as well as practical support and guidance, including on career development

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Judicial diversity statistics - a look at the courts

18 August 2016

Read an overview of the diversity statistics for the judiciary and how to apply for a support programme to support these changes.

More Features and Interviews

Resilience and well-being workshops

WLD leadership workshop - career resilience (15 September)

Learn how to build your career resilience with this workshop.


Judicial appointments: interview training for solicitors (23 September)

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.


BAME: speed networking event (27 September)

On 27 September 2016, the Law Society is hosting a speed networking event aimed at black and minority ethnic solicitors.

Preparing students for gaining entry to the solicitors profession

Apprenticeships in law briefing – what law firms need to know (27 September)

This event is designed for any legal employers – both law firms and in-house departments - with an interest in learning more about apprenticeships in law.  

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National work life week conference (4 October 2016)

Book your place at the National Work Life Week Conference and be inspired by the 2016 Top Employers award winners and finalists as they showcase their outstanding flexible and family friendly policies and practices. 

All Events

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Seeking new WLD committee members

18 August 2016

We are looking for brilliant and practical women solicitors to join our committee! 

About the Women Lawyers Division

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The Law Society’s Women Lawyers Division supports and advise all women solicitors including LPC graduates, roll members, women on a career break and retirees, no matter their area of practice.

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