Family Law volunteers needed! 2018

Click here or visit our opportunities tab for more information. Rights of Women are looking for qualified family solicitors to provide legal advice in Central London.   They provide a safe space for women to talk to solicitors about sensitive and non-sensitive family related issues through a free advice phone line.   The volunteering only…


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.

For more information, click here.

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…