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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Fiona Woolf lecture 2015: guest speaker Diane Abbott (22 June 2015)

This year’s lecture will be given by Diane Abbott MP, the first black woman ever elected to the British Parliament

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WLD leadership workshop - Challenging conversations (14 May 2015)

This workshop will help you explore the impact of a range of conflict-handling strategies and communication styles

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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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Returnships and other routes back to law after a career break

10 December 2014Updated: 31 December 2014By ,

In 2014, a new route back to work opened up for returning professionals in the UK: the returning professional internship (returnship). Katerina Gould and Julianne Miles explain how it works

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Law Societies' Brussels Office offers trainee secondments

20 May 2015

The Brussels Office of the three Law Societies is currently offering trainee solicitors from the UK a unique opportunity to undertake a six-month secondment in the Brussels Office, commencing in September 2015. The closing date for applications is 8 June 2015

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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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