Dear Members Thank you very much for your continued support for the AWS. You may have seen in the legal press that the Government is about to pilot ‘Late Night Courts’. This is not particularly new but could see the beginning of a more extensive role out. The Law Society Gazette item is at :https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/law/-lawyers-concerned-as-moj-revives-plan%20for-extended-court-sittings/5060414.article…Details
Our immediate past Chair , Jessica, has nominated this month’s role model of the month. Liz Dux worked as a solicitor for 28 years before retiring from the profession and embarking on a new career as the Director of Littleton Chambers. Starting as a Trainee in 1988, Liz had an extensive career with Slater and…Details
The Law Society’s Women Lawyers Division are delivering this two-day course which intends to provide returning solicitors, men and women, with the tools they require to take the first steps to return to the profession after a career break; The challenges of returning to the work place in a recession Helpful tips on CV preparation,…Details
Unfortunately as a result of a busy couple of months we haven’t posted a role model for the last couple of months but we will now be nominating a role model each month as nominated by one of our members. This month our role model is Linda Lee, Consultant at Radcliffes Le Brasseur. Linda was…Details
See AWS London’s response to Christopher Digby-Bell’s letter to the Gazette regarding Bias here:
Our current chair Jessica Standley has also given comment in the The Times “The Brief” produced by Jonathan Ames & Frances Gibb.