Christl Hughes MBE for services to equality and charity

AWS London would like to express their heartiest congratulations to Christl Hughes, MBE for services to equality and charity. As a previous Chair of AWS National and an integral part of the current AWS committee, Christl has been forwarding the cause of equality in the law for many years. She is a shining example of…

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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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