Sinéad Nic Ambróis, (29) is a single parent who is training to be a solicitor at William G Henry Solicitors, Emmet Street, Ballymote, Co Sligo. She is taking part in a flexible learning programme which is boosting numbers in law from under-represented backgrounds. Photograph: James Connolly

Since secondary school, Sinéad Nic Ambróis dreamed of becoming a solicitor. The young Donegal woman studied law at Letterkenny Institute of Technolog(...)

The report contains 30 recommendations setting out “a vision for the future of solicitor training”.

Measures to increase access to the law profession for trainees from poorer socio-economic backgrounds have been announced by the Law Society. The or(...)