AWS Response to the Pilot of Late Night Courts

The AWS has considered the proposals and responds as follows: Women, who tend to have primary responsibility for caring, whether at the beginning or end of life, will be particularly adversely affected because they are less likely to be available to work extended hours. This, in turn, will lead to fewer women working as lawyers…

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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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