Law Society Survey: Have your say!

Following the success of the Law Society’s round table initiative, lead by the previous Law Society President (and AWSL AGM speaker!) Christina Blacklaws, the Law Society is now working on developing further initiatives to support women lawyers in different jurisdictions. To assist them in developing their toolkit, the Law Society and Bates Wells have produced…

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AWS London responds to government consultation on sexual harassment in the work place

As an organisation for women solicitors we are of course following the “Freshfields” case and have so far commented as follows: We welcome the fact that the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal has taken the allegations of person A seriously and the Tribunal has found that Mr Beckwith had breached SRA principles 2 and 6 in that…

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See AWS’s Response to this Law Gazette Article

AWS gave a response to an article published in the Law Gazette last week. You can see the response here. The original article expresses the opinion (and statistics) that women are less likely to consider a media profile as important to ‘credentialise’ themselves. The belief that women are sometimes more reticent than men to put themselves…

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Help First 100 Years Capture 100 Faces of Women in Law

Where: The Law Society  When: 10-5pm, 8th March 2019 Would you like to become a part of the First 100 Years archive in their new photography project? First 100 Years have been busy documenting the last 100 years of women in law through our digital museum and video biographies. But as part of our centenary celebrations we want…

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Calling all Legal Techies – Global Legal Hackathon GROWL Women’s Initiative

The Global Legal Hackathon, which is happening in London between 22nd – 24th February 2019, aims to gather creative lawyers and techies for a marathon of LegalTech and Legal Design collaboration. Registration is free, and you can attend in teams or as individuals. An arm of the GLH is the GROWL initiative. The London-based GROWL team…

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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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