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Reed Smith Secures Aspiring Solicitors Affiliate Status


Aspiring Solicitors is excited that leading global law firm Reed Smith has become an Affiliate Member and has committed to increase diversity in the legal profession by providing increased access, opportunity and assistance to aspiring solicitors from underrepresented groups, as well as assisting Aspiring Solicitors to increase awareness of the importance of diversity throughout the next generation of lawyers in the UK.  

About Reed Smith

Reed Smith is a global relationship law firm, with more than 1,900 lawyers in 25 offices throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the United States.

Founded in 1877, the firm represents leading international businesses from FTSE 100 corporations to mid-market and emerging enterprises.  Its lawyers provide litigation and other dispute resolution services in multi-jurisdictional and high-stake matters, deliver regulatory counsel, and execute the full range of strategic domestic and cross-border transactions. Reed Smith is a preeminent advisor to industries including financial services, life sciences, health care, energy and natural resources, advertising, technology and media, shipping, real estate, manufacturing, and education. For more information, visit

Why Reed Smith Is An Affiliate?

At Reed Smith we place a huge emphasis on diversity and inclusion and feel that Aspiring Solicitors’ vision and goals align with what we are seeking to achieve.  We are excited to be part of the work Chris and histeam are doing.

What Opportunities Will Reed Smith Provide Aspiring Solicitors Members?

Reed Smith will be holding a lawyers’ lunch and a workshop towards the end of the year – more details on this will be available shortly.