Response to Consultation on LSB Strategy Plan

Consultation on LSB Draft Strategic and Business Plans 2015/18. Response on behalf of Association of Women Solicitors, London Having read the 46 page document we were disappointed to see just 3 short paragraphs on Equality even though the encouragement of a strong, diverse and effective legal profession is one of your main regulatory objectives. That…

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AWS London Response to Judicial Appointments Questionnaire on Equal Merit Provision – November 2015

ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN SOLICITORS,LONDON Response to Judicial Appointments Questionnaire on Equal Merit Provision 1.How well is the EMP understood across the legal profession? Poorly understood. It seems not to be appreciated that the EMP is only used to choose between candidates already of equal and sufficient merit. 2. Since the introduction of the EMP (1st…

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