Caroline Newman founded the African Women Lawyers’ Association™ and is now one of its Patrons.
She founded the AWLA to help women of African and Caribbean decent within the law field at every stage of their career. The AWLA is committed to helping our members to achieve equality of access, retention and promotion within the legal sector.
Caroline was the first elected ethnic minority solicitor to be elected to the Council of the Law Society of England and Wales.
She since served 6 years as a council member. She chaired the Equality and Diversity Committee for 4 years. She was a member of the ICAEW’s Investigation and Disciplinary committee for 3 years.
She is the inaugural chair of the Ethnic minority lawyers’ division of the law society.
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