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.


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 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


access to our legal news and discussions

Rubina Khanom discusses the importance of diversity within the legal sector and how @_AAWL_ is committed to changing the legal landscape https://t.co/yqVYUF9dhX #RegMatters

Training contract numbers at UK’s top corporate law firms on the rise according to @legalcheek (but only just!) https://t.co/6w3ADZ07wk

For the legal profession, progress on gender equality remains ‘painfully slow’ @legalhackette in @guardian https://t.co/6i2hJDQPgy

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