1919 Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act given royal assent, enabling women to qualify as solicitors for the first time.
1922 Carrie Morrison becomes the first woman to qualify as a solicitor.
1923 Carrie Morrison and others forms the beginnings of an association for women solicitors.
1969 Original association formally changes its name to ‘The 1919 Club – The Association of Women Solicitors’ and later simply ‘The Association of Women Solicitors’.
1992 Number of women solicitors increased sufficiently for a London branch to be created. First meeting of the London branch takes place at the Lansdowne Club in Mayfair.
2013 Law Society sets up its own women lawyers group and the national AWS is disbanded save for two branches, the London branch and the Manchester branch.
2015 AWS (London) successfully nominates first honorary QC (Camilla Palmer of Yess Law).
2016 AWS (London) successfully nominates second honorary QC (Sara Chandler of London South Bank University).