Upcoming Events

We have some great events planned for the rest of the year including a number of celebrations for AWS London’s 25th Anniversary. Events planned so far include: 11 May – Talk on Discrimination by Sam Smethers CEO of the Fawcett Society; 15 June – Opera at Holland Park. We will also be having our annual Summer Party. …

Late Night Courts- Do you have a view?

Dear Members Thank you very much for your continued support for the AWS. You may have seen in the legal press that the Government is about to pilot ‘Late Night Courts’.  This is not particularly new but could see the beginning of a more extensive role out.  The Law Society Gazette item is at :https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/law/-lawyers-concerned-as-moj-revives-plan%20for-extended-court-sittings/5060414.article…

Liz Dux

Our immediate past Chair , Jessica, has nominated this month’s role model of the month.  Liz Dux worked as a solicitor for 28 years before retiring from the profession and embarking on a new career as the Director of Littleton Chambers.  Starting as a Trainee in 1988, Liz had an extensive career with Slater and…