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Diversity Boost for Legal Profession

Feb 04, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The Law Society issued the following news release:

Talented trainee lawyers are invited to apply for a place on the profession's Diversity Access Scheme (DAS), the Law Society said as it opened recruitment for the 2019 cohort of scholars.

DAS aims to help improve social mobility and diversity in the legal profession by supporting people who face exceptional social, educational, financial or personal obstacles to qualifying as a solicitor. To date the scheme has supported more than 20...