AWS London is a vibrant, welcoming and inclusive community for women lawyers. We promote a community of lawyers who are relaxed and open so that we can support each other in our careers.
AWSL has been established for many years and is well-recognised by all the major government and regulatory bodies. We liaise with the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority, the Judicial Appointments’ Commission, The Law Society and so on. We provide a completely independent voice.

We promote and support women’s interests in the legal profession

We provide a forum for members’ achievements on our website and newsletter

We enable professional development through educational events, networking, social and mentoring opportunities


Membership is for solicitors as well as students, paralegals and trainees intending to become solicitors. Associate membership includes other women working in the law, legal executives, barristers, judges and lawyers qualified in other jurisdictions.



Thursday 23rd August – Fawcett East London Summer Fundraising Quiz

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Monday 10th September – Transparency in the Family Courts


The latest from AWS London

  • AWSL’s annual dinner raises funds to help women dress for success!

    Joanna Trollope, our guest speaker chose Dress for Success as this year’s charity. Dress for Success empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing professional clothing and styling, interview coaching plus on-going development to help women thrive in work and in life. Thank you to all who gave so generously, raising a total £300.20 for…

  • AWS Summer Party 2018 – It’s getting hot hot HOT

    The weather is set to be scorching 35 degrees on Thursday so if you are still planning on attending the AWS London Summer Party, which we very much hope you are, please note there is no shade  available on the roof terrace. There will be plenty of water available but please do stay safe in…

  • Last chance for tickets to this provocative performance of La traviata…

    Following a string of 4* reviews in the Guardian, The Times and the Stage magazine (amongst others) AWS London only have a limited number of tickets left for Opera Holland Park’s production of La Traviata.   This is really set to be a fantastic evening, but don’t just take our word for it, read the reviews…

  • Judicial Appointments Commission Upcoming Competitions

    Later this month the JAC will be launching the next Recorder competition, as well as the first competition in five years to identify candidates to recommend for appointment as Salaried Employment Judges. Shortly thereafter, a competition will launch to select candidates for the post of Assistant Judge Advocates General.   Recorder The next Recorder competition…

  • Role Model of the Month – Fiona Fitzgerald

    Fiona Fitzgerald Chief Executive Fiona is chief executive of Radcliffe Chambers a traditional chancery commercial set based in Lincoln’s Inn. She joined Chambers in June 2014 and since then Chambers has grown by 60% and been named Chambers of the year by STEP, Halsbury’s Awards and British Legal Week. 2016 was a busy year for…

  • AWS London are fundraising for the London Legal Trust

    Every year AWSL takes part in the London Legal Walk which funds Law Centres and pro bono agencies in and around London.. This year the walk takes place on Monday 21 May. If you would like to donate, please visit our fundraising page by clicking HERE.

  • UBS has launched UBS Career Comeback

      A London-based returner programme providing the opportunity to be hired into a permanent position with additional support. The programme will start on 24th September 2018. Applications are welcome from professionals who have been on a career break for at least two years. Candidates will be matched to real, full-or part-time roles and will be…