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

BECOME A MEMBER

Ordinary membership is open to all women solicitors. Associate membership includes all women paralegals, legal executives, legal professionals, lawyers qualified in other jurisdictions, barristers and students of the law.

CONSULTATIONS

AWS London regularly respond to SRA Consultations. Click here to see all of our recent responses.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday 17 June 2019London Legal Walk

NEWS

The latest from AWS London

  • See AWS’s Response to this Law Gazette Article

    AWS gave a response to an article published in the Law Gazette last week. You can see the response here. The original article expresses the opinion (and statistics) that women are less likely to consider a media profile as important to ‘credentialise’ themselves. The belief that women are sometimes more reticent than men to put themselves…

  • Help First 100 Years Capture 100 Faces of Women in Law

    Where: The Law Society  When: 10-5pm, 8th March 2019 Would you like to become a part of the First 100 Years archive in their new photography project? First 100 Years have been busy documenting the last 100 years of women in law through our digital museum and video biographies. But as part of our centenary celebrations we want…

  • Calling all Legal Techies – Global Legal Hackathon GROWL Women’s Initiative

    The Global Legal Hackathon, which is happening in London between 22nd – 24th February 2019, aims to gather creative lawyers and techies for a marathon of LegalTech and Legal Design collaboration. Registration is free, and you can attend in teams or as individuals. An arm of the GLH is the GROWL initiative. The London-based GROWL team…

  • Women in Law Summit – 17th May 2019

    Women in Law Summit are excited to announce their first-look agenda for their conference on 17th May 2019. They have a packed programme, featuring tailored content to suit people at different stages of their career and inspirational speakers, who are breaking ground and challenging norms in the fight for progress. Here are just a few of…

  • Afternoon Tea Discount for AWS London Members

    Never mind Valentine’s Day, this February we are celebrating Galentine’s Day. Eileen, the Afternoon Tea Expert is joining forces with life coach Wajeeha Amin to bring a special themed afternoon tea party focusing on loving yourself. The event has been designed for women who sometimes forget the importance of practising self-love, especially in our busy…

  • Workshop for Family Court Journalists/Legal Bloggers

    Journalists and legal bloggers attending family courts – A Workshop for lawyers 29 January2019 5.30pm, Gresham College, London   Who are we? We hope that you have heard of The Transparency Project, but if not : we are a registered charity and we help make family justice clearer to the public. We explain the law and…

  • Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Seminars

    The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies is commencing a seminar series, which will encompass topics related to Legal Landmarks for Women. The seminars will be hosted monthly between Feb and June 2019, and Sept to Dec 2019. More information can be found on their website here.

  • Fawcett Society Lecture with Lady Hale

    Click here for information on the Fawcett Society’s Millicent Fawcett Memorial Lecture.

    Lady Hale will be exploring the courage of women through the years, and the evening will be hosted by renowned journalist and former barrister Afua Hirsch.

  • Family Law volunteers needed! 2018

    Click here or visit our opportunities tab for more information. Rights of Women are looking for qualified family solicitors to provide legal advice in Central London.   They provide a safe space for women to talk to solicitors about sensitive and non-sensitive family related issues through a free advice phone line.   The volunteering only…