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

On 21 – 22 October 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

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New social network for LGBT lawyers launches

12 October 2016

The Law Society’s LGBT Division has launched the first professional social networking app for LGBT Lawyers and their allies.

More News and Advice

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Increasing diversity in the judiciary

Following the success of a pilot exercise in 2015, the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) will be running a selection exercise in November to appoint up to 15 deputy high court judges

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LGBT speed networking (31 October)

The Law Society’s newly formed LGBT Division invites you to join them on 31 October for a chance to network with LGBT solicitors from both in house and law firms, law students and senior LGBT solicitors.

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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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