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Applications for the Law Society’s Diversity Access Scheme (DAS) opened on Wednesday 23 February 2022. The DAS is a unique scholarship with a difference to help aspiring solicitors from less advantaged backgrounds succeed.
Awardees of the scheme benefit from:
The Law Society plans to run formal soft skill support sessions next year which its careers team and DAS sponsors will deliver. The sessions will include:
To date, hundreds of students have benefited from the support through the DAS and the Law Society hopes to help between 15 to 20 more students this year.
The Law Society welcomes applications from students from all underrepresented groups including:
Find out more and apply to the DAS through the Law Society website. Applications will close on Wednesday 20 April 2022.