Women Lawyers Division

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

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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A good CV is like squeezing oranges

13 April 2017By

Rachel Brushfield talks about how to make your CV like squeezed orange juice, juicy and inviting.

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Launch of Women Lawyers Yorkshire

13 April 2017

A new group has been launched by Jay Bhayani and Catherine Slattery, WLD committee members, Women Lawyers Yorkshire.

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Free workshops - Becoming a BAME judge

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.

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Woman Lawyer of the Year: Nominate now

13 April 2017

Nominations are now open for Woman Lawyer of the Year at the Law Society’s Excellence Awards.

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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 and aspiring women solicitors, from trainees to retirees, no matter their area of practice.

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Diversity Access Scheme now open

Applications are now open for the Diversity Access Scheme. The Law Society's Diversity Access Scheme is a scholarship with a difference. It provides opportunities for more than funding, but contacts and opportunities for work experience.

There is also an opportunity to fund this amazing project, if you or your firm are in a position to do so

Find out more about the Diversity Access Scheme


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