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
Your AAWL membership includes:
Advance notice and invitation to all our events
the chance to undertake pro bono work with our linked voluntary organisations
the chance to benefit from our mentoring scheme
being able to assist with the work of the AAWL committee
Save the Date: all day on 8 March 2019 @TheLawSociety we will have a photographer capturing portraits of #womeninlaw - all legal roles,all seniority levels,all firms,chambers, judges,magistrates or legal execs - help us capture 100 female faces to show current state of play.
Applications for our Diversity Access Scheme open in 2 days on Monday 4 Feb. It's a scholarship with a difference offering 10 students work experience, mentoring & up to the full cost of LPC fees. #DiversityAccessScheme Read more here: https://www.lawsociety.org.uk/law-careers/becoming-a-solicitor/equality-and-diversity/diversity-access-scheme/
First female Chartered Legal Executive judge named - Elizabeth Johnson has become the first female Chartered Legal Executive to be appointed to the Judiciary. Read the full story here: http://bit.ly/2G4XE0v