Women Lawyers Division

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

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WLD Returner Course Revisited (3 July 2015)

This two-day course, held at the iconic Eynsham Hall in Oxford, aims to provide returning solicitors, men and women, with the tools they require to enable them to return to the profession after a career break

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WLD returner course (16-17 October 2015)

This two-day course, held at the iconic Eynsham Hall in Oxford, aims to provide returning solicitors, men and women, with the tools they require to enable them to return to the profession after a career break

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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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Sara Chandler to become first female president of the Federation of European Bar Associations

12 June 2015

Sara Chandler, Law Society council member for the voluntary sector, has been elected as the second vice president of the Federation of European Bar Associations. In 2017, she will become the first woman president of the federation

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Diane Abbott criticises legal aid cuts in Fiona Woolf lecture

29 June 2015

The Law Society Gazette reported that Labour MP and London mayoral hopeful Diane Abbott criticised previous governments for cuts to legal aid, which she said drove many high street solicitors out of business, in the annual Fiona Woolf lecture in Chancery Lane last night

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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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