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


Membership is open to anyone in the legal profession or those with an interest in pursuing our aim of promoting Asian women in the law.

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 support, guidance and assistance to those wishing to embark upon a legal career


to hold regular seminars and social functions to facilitate opportunities to network and draw upon the knowledge of experienced practitioners, Judges and QCs

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 connect with the AAWL community


Being able to assist with the work of the AAWL committee


Access to our legal news and discussions

The head of the courts service has apologised to a black barrister who told how staff and other lawyers mistook her for a defendant three times in one day https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/alexandra-wilson-courts-head-apologises-after-black-barrister-is-mistaken-for-defendant-b9nnw3qb2?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1600964219

Applications for s9(4) Deputy High Court Judge will close on 29 September. There are 35 vacancies. Apply here: https://apply.judicialappointments.digital/vacancy/rU7b7Unxq3zuNHwj4Rdj/

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