A new campaign to inspire 100 young girls and women to become lawyers has been launched by the First 100 Years project to mark the centenary of women being able to practice law.

A history project supported by the Law Society, Bar Council and The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx), the First 100 Years project was set up to chart the journey of women in law since the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919 allowed women to become lawyers for the first time.

The #GiftHerFuture campaign is calling for individuals and businesses to donate £100 in the name of a young girl or woman (up to the age of 30) who they want to inspire to enter the legal profession.

Each name put forward will then have their name an...

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