Diversity Access Scheme

Diversity Access Scheme

Talented trainee lawyers are being invited to apply for a place on the profession’s Diversity Access Scheme (DAS).

DAS aims to improve social mobility in the profession by supporting those who face exceptional social, educational, financial or personal obstacles to qualify as a solicitor. To date, the scheme has helped nearly 250 aspiring solicitors kickstart their legal career.

Law Society president Simon Davis said:

“For our profession to thrive, we need talented individuals from diverse backgrounds. I encourage any aspiring solicitor who is facing particular challenges on their way to qualification to consider applying for a place on the scheme.


“I am hugely proud of and admire DAS alumni’s achievements. Previous scholars have escaped oppressive regimes, overcome adversity, and achieved academic success while dealing with highly challenging disabilities.


“The Law Society looks forward to welcoming up to 10 new trainees onto the Diversity Access Scheme and helping them launch a highly rewarding career in the law.”

As well as financing their Legal Practice Course (LPC), the scheme offers successful applicants relevant high-quality work experience, a professional mentor and networking opportunities.

Further details of the Diversity Access Scheme can be found on the Law Society web site at www.lawsociety.org.uk/law-careers/equality-and-diversity/diversity-access-scheme/ 

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