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The guest speaker at the annual Fiona Woolf lecture this year is Frances Crook OBE.
This panel discussion is aimed at bringing together prominent experts and practitioners, academics and judges to discuss the challenges faced both domestically and internationally with respect to gender equality and gender balanced representation within the judiciary and other decision making bodies.
This session has been developed following the findings of the Law Society research on the barriers facing women solicitors who want to advance their careers. The session will focus on challenging conversations.
As part of its commitment to promoting greater diversity in the judiciary, the Law Society, Bar Council, CILEx, Judicial Office and the JAC, are running targeted events to raise awareness of opportunities in the judiciary.
The WLD are partnering with We are the City, to offer a free speed-networking event for women lawyers.
Heather Townsend will be talking about how to get to partner, and the experience of going through the process
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
The release of the Law Society Group Annual Statistics Report 2015 records the current trends in the solicitors profession.
Nominations are now open for Woman Lawyer of the Year at the Law Society’s Excellence Awards
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Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd tells peers of problems recruiting High Court judges.
Only 17 of 74 new partnerships at magic circle firms go to women.
Two-thirds of practising solicitors under 35 are women. But converting that numerical advance into partnerships remains an enduring challenge.
Dame Linda Dobbs CBE says solicitors should push for targets in firms to tackle the lack of gender diversity.