Role Model Of The Month

Christina Blacklaws  Chief Operating Office Cripps LLP After studying Jurisprudence at Oxford, Christina qualified as a solicitor in 1991. A specialist children and family lawyer, she successfully ran and managed a succession of innovative legal businesses, including one of the largest family law firms in the country, before joining the Co-operative in 2011. At CLS,…

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Press Release – Law Society Statistical Survey

  AWS London Press Release 22/05/2016 The Law Society of England and Wales has recently published its annual statistical survey showing the continued rise in the proportion of female solicitors.  Although this is welcomed, it needs to be acknowledged that there are still barriers to women advancing to senior legal positions.  The Association of Women…

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Professor Sara Chandler appointed as an Honorary QC

Professor Sara Chandler, solicitor and academic, has been appointed as an Honorary QC, following nomination by the Association of Women Solicitors (London). Professor Chandler’s career has been remarkably varied. The nomination highlighted that Sarah was at the forefront of developing pro bono and legal education by introducing clinics where students advise members of the public…

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