Women Lawyers Division

We run regular courses for those returning to the law after a career break, as well as our flagship annual conference and the Fiona Woolf Lecture. The Law Society also runs a range of webinars, seminars and conferences on all areas of law and practice.

Upcoming WLD events

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IWD 2017 – Be bold for change (7 March)

Learn which firms and organisations are doing it differently and changing the discussion around gender equality.

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WLD returners course (31 March, Oxford)

The Law Society’s Women Lawyers Division are delivering this two-day course which intends to provide returning solicitors, men and women, with the tools they require to take the first steps to return to the profession after a career break.

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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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Are you ready to manage five generations of workers? (26 January, London)

Cultivating and sustaining an inclusive culture is imperative for effective multi-generational working.  Not getting it right leads to a loss of talent, innovation and subsequently productivity.

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Career crossroads - Deciding your next chapter (26 January)

This workshop will be interactive and provide practical tips and alternative career options for those that genuinely feel that they are at a career crossroads.

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I want her job - a breakfast seminar (7 March)

Do you want to be a judge? Start your own social justice organisation? Make partner? Go in-house? Come along and start realising your potential with women have achieved against the odds, for challenging background or challenging circumstances.

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About the Women Lawyers Division

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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Careers clinic (24 November, London)

The Law Society is delighted to announce the launch of a careers clinic for LLB/LPC/GDL students, paralegals, final seat trainees and qualified lawyers.