Workshop for Family Court Journalists/Legal Bloggers

Journalists and legal bloggers attending family courts – A Workshop for lawyers 29 January2019 5.30pm, Gresham College, London   Who are we? We hope that you have heard of The Transparency Project, but if not : we are a registered charity and we help make family justice clearer to the public. We explain the law and…

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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…

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Women Returners Conference -20 Nov 2017 London – 10% discount for AWS members

The Women Returners Conference will be held on Monday 20 November 2017 in London. Join the return-to-work leaders Women Returners for a day of inspiration, advice and support, tailored for professional women returning to work after an extended career break. Learn from panels of successful returners and returner employers. Benefit from workshops on career direction and self-marketing. Meet informally with sponsors O2,…

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Women in Law Summit – 17th May 2019

Women in Law Summit are excited to announce their first-look agenda for their conference on 17th May 2019. They have a packed programme, featuring tailored content to suit people at different stages of their career and inspirational speakers, who are breaking ground and challenging norms in the fight for progress. Here are just a few of…

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Womankind Worldwide

The Association of Women Solicitors, London is delighted to announce that during their year-long partnership with international development charity Womankind Worldwide they have raised over £6000. At an event last night hosted by Leigh Day, Tsitsi Matekeire, a human rights lawyer and programme manager at Womankind spoke about Womankind’s work with their partner organisations worldwide,…

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Update on Late Night Courts

As members will be aware, the AWS has been following the pilot for the introduction of late night sessions in Magistrates’ Courts and commented on potential difficulties it causes female lawyers, particularly those with childcare and caring responsibilities.  The controversial extended court hours pilot has been called off for now, the HMCTS chief announced on…

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Upcoming Events

We have some great event planned for this year.   Tickets are now available for our 1 Rebel Ride event on 21 June and the Opera on 15 June.  We also have our annual Summer Party on Thursday 4 August 2016.  Click here to book and find further details http://awslondon.co.uk/events/ Keep your eyes out for the…

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Upcoming Events

We have some great events planned for the rest of the year including a number of celebrations for AWS London’s 25th Anniversary. Events planned so far include: 11 May – Talk on Discrimination by Sam Smethers CEO of the Fawcett Society; 15 June – Opera at Holland Park. We will also be having our annual Summer Party. …

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Upcoming AWS London Events

    Upcoming AWS London Events Wednesday 12th September BlowDry Event @ Blow Dry Express, Aldgate East. Join us for hair tips, a blowdry and to hear owner Moira O’Hara speak about her business. £30.00 for members. Tuesday 27th September 1 Rebel Ride (spin) Class – 1 Rebel, St Mary Axe high energy Ride Class…

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