Career development

Rejecting the anti-role model

Dana Denis-Smith explains why women at the top must lead by example

06 Feb 2020

Random coffee with strangers

Hélène Russell explains the importance of diversity for innovation and offers five simple suggestions for improving diversity in everyday learning activities

06 Feb 2020

Pathways to success

A clear understanding of the apprenticeship scheme is a key driver for its success, as Michelle Tunney explains

21 Jan 2020

Christmas centenary for woman lawyers

A century has now passed since women were permitted to qualify as lawyers, but despite “great progress” there is still a long way to go to achieve full gender equality in the law, according to the Law Society.

23 Dec 2019

Not just a confidence vote

Women are held to unrealistic and unobtainable goals in the workplace, hindering their career progression, says Dan

30 Oct 2019

Campaign to inspire 100 future female lawyers

A new campaign to inspire 100 young girls and women to become lawyers has been launched by the First 100 Years project to mark the centenary of women being able to practic

16 Sep 2019

Female legal dynasties: creating female role models

Dana Denis-Smith gives an insight into how women have followed their mothers into the law over the last 10

11 Sep 2019

The march of the niche law firm

What induces specialist solicitors to leave large firms and set up small niche, boutique practices? Nicola Lave

22 Aug 2019