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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AWS Member Janet Le Grand appointed as Honorary QC

The AWS is delighted to announce that, following a successful application, to the Lord Chancellor’s Office by us, AWS member – Janet Le Grand has been appointed an honorary QC. Janet is a partner at DLA Piper and Chair of the Trustee Board of The Children’s Society.  She is the third AWS member to be appointed as QC with the…

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AWS (London) quoted in the Law Society Gazette

The AWS (London) is quoted in the Law Society Gazette this week in its piece on high levels of sexual harassment in the profession. ‘Does it have to be this way? Arguably not. As Angela Hogan, chair of the Association of Women Solicitors, London, puts it: ‘The legal profession should be at the forefront of…

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Coral Hill elected as President of The City of Westminster and Holborn Law Society (CWHLS)

    ‘‘ I was delighted to be elected President at the recent  AGM of The City of Westminster and Holborn Law  Society.  I have really enjoyed getting to  know  people on both the main committee and the  international committee and it’s reminded me of the  immense value of meeting colleagues working in different  environments.” Coral Hill,  Associate Professor Head of External Relations(LLB)    …

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