Association of Asian Women Lawers


The Association of Asian Women Lawyers (“AAWL”) was set up in 2001. Membership spans from Judges, QC’s, Barristers, Solicitors, Legal Executives to Trainees, Pupils and University Students. AAWL is a non profit making organisation.

Aims and Objectives:

  • to promote equality and diversity in the legal profession
  • to encourage new entrants into the legal profession drawn from all social backgrounds
  • to offer advice, guidance and assistance to those wishing to embark upon a legal career and/or to further their legal career through a mentoring scheme
  • to hold regular seminars and social functions to facilitate opportunities to network and draw upon the knowledge of experienced practitioners, Judge’s and QC’s
  • to establish a programme of continuous education for established practitioners with a view to securing Bar Council and Law Society accreditation
  • to create a database of established Asian, female legal practitioners and Judges

Your AAWL membership includes:

  • advance notice and invitation to all our events
  • reduced rates to our educational seminars
  • the chance to benefit from our mentoring scheme
  • the chance to undertake pro bono work with our linked voluntary organisations
  • being able to assist with the work of the AAWL committee
  • access to our legal news and discussions