Late Night Courts- Do you have a view?

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…

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Liz Dux

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…

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January’s Role Model of the Month

Our role model of the month this month is Janet Legrand.  Janet Legrand is a partner and Senior Elected Board Member at global law firm DLA Piper where she was formerly the firm’s Senior Partner and Chairman. She leads the firm’s award winning Women’s Network, the Leadership Alliance for Women and participates in events, enabling junior…

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