Nearly 25% of Aotearoa New Zealand’s population is made up of disabled people. Enabling people with disabilities to access legal services or work in the legal profession should be a key part of any diversity and inclusion framework. We provide practical guidance on how lawyers can be inclusive of disabled people as clients and colleagues.
In July 2021 the Law Society’s magazine LawTalk spoke to leading advocates for a more accessible legal profession and society. Their insights will support any lawyer to better enable a disabled client or colleague.