Selection for Appointment to the Court of Appeal 2019

On 19 November 2018, an exercise will be launched to select new members of the Court of Appeal to take up appointment from Summer

2019 onward. Please note that applications will close on 3 December. The appointments are for Lord or Lady Justices of Appeal and the panel expects to fill up to 5 vacancies.

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Celebration Invitation to AWSL Members

The Institute of Advance Legal Studies at the University of London is republishing it’s landmark book ‘Women and the Law’, by Susan Atkins and Brenda Hoggett (now Lady Hale, President of the Supreme Court) and is celebrating on 4th December 2018 from 6pm.The authors will participate in a conversation with Professor Fiona Cownie (University of Keele),…


Women Returners launches new initiative

Women Returners has launched a new Law Returners initiative, in partnership with the Law Society, to bring legal professionals back into mid to senior level roles following an extended career break. The pilot cross-company ‘returnship’ will be run in Manchester and Leeds with funding from the UK Government Equalities Office Returners Fund. The programme will…


Ark Group Conferences DISCOUNTS available to AWS members!

Ark Group events provide a holistic approach to delivering experience-based information and expertise on the issues that matter to forward-thinking organisations. The group are hosting two conferences on the 10th October 2018 from 9:00 – 17:00pm. To find out more information about the Professional Support Lawyer conference, click here. To find out more information about…


Kalisher Trust Event – Celebrating Pioneering Women

The Kalisher Trust is a legal charity whose motto is ‘inspiring advocacy’. Their goals are those of the women behind the landmark case in 1913; to seek out and support the brightest and the best future advocates whatever their gender, social, ethnic or cultural background to ensure that our justice system is as diverse and…


Great Legal Quiz on the 1st November

Trivia buffs stand by for the chance to test your knowledge against the nation. Organise one of the dozens of quizzes being held on quiz evening (Thursday 1st November). Quiz questions will be provided by TV’s 15-1 and Million Pound Drop quizmaster. All your quiz organiser has to do is sign up, find a venue…