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…

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Role Model of the Month – Dr Rukia Baruti

Tanzanian-born Dr. Rukia Baruti is a qualified solicitor in England & Wales with legal practicing experience in litigation and international arbitration.  She specialises in international investment law.  She has been appointed as arbitrator, including as sole arbitrator, in international arbitrations. Rukia is the founder of Africa International Legal Awareness (AILA), which she currently manages.  AILA is a not-for-profit…

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UK Association of Women Judges Event – 23 April

Lady Justice Sarah Asplin the vice chair of the UK Association of Women Judges will introduce an interactive lecture from Judges Tamara Lewis and Christa Christensen on the new Equal Treatment Bench Book recently published by the Judicial College. Tamara chaired the Review Group and Christa is one of the Directors of Training at the Judicial…

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Largest ever survey on gender equality in legal profession

The largest international survey of women in the law has been released by the Law Society of England and Wales, shedding light on the road to gender equality in the legal profession. “People working in law across the world have spoken out about the challenges the profession faces in achieving gender equality,” said Law Society…

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Celebrate International Women’s Day with BBK and tea, coffee and cake!

Bolt Burdon Kemp invites you to attend a tea, coffee and cake event, to celebrate International Women’s Day with them! SPEAKERS:- Faeeza Vaid from Muslim Women’s Network UK Ayesha Aslam from Sakoon Counselling Roxana Rais from Muslim Women’s Advisory Council Siobhan Crawford from Bolt Burdon Kemp DATE:- 07/03/2018 TIMINGS:- 2pm to 7 pm They hope this event will raise awareness of some of…

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JAC Exercise Opens 1 March

Deputy District Judge 2018 The JAC exercise to select candidates for the post of Deputy District Judge, is due to launch on 1 March. There are 303 vacancies across England and Wales. This presents an excellent opportunity for solicitors, barristers and chartered legal executives (who are Fellows) to apply for Deputy District Judge. Deputy District judges…

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Enfield Council Launches Career Returners Programme

Enfield Council is partnering with Women Returners to launch their second Career Returners Programme.  Applications are welcome from professional men and women who have taken a career break of two years or more.  The opportunities are based in London, for individuals with a track record in the following areas: Commercial, Energy Management, ICT – Programme & Project Management, IT security,…

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