Dr Yael Levy Ariel
Policy Adviser in Judicial Diversity at the Law Society
Yael currently leads the Law Society’s Solicitor Judges Division. Her role includes support for aspiring and sitting solicitor judges, and working with stakeholders towards increasing the number of solicitors in the courts and tribunals judiciary. She provides policy briefings and papers on the Law Society’s stand on judicial diversity, judicial appointments and issues relating to the representation and progression of solicitor judges. She also includes preparing commentary and policy recommendations and involves ongoing communication with stakeholders, both internally and externally. In 2018, she completed a PhD from University College London, examining the state of diversity in the judiciary, the legal profession and legal education in Israel.