An innovative UK based business women has successfully achieved CPD training provider status and recognition through the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA).

Diane Shawe, host of the KCW Enterprising Women's Business Club will now be offering a comprehensive range of recognised CPD soft skills courses aimed at supporting female legal professionals in a bid to help them establish, develop and grow despite to compete with some of the difficulties and challenges law firms are now facing.

As a traditionally male orientated arena, the legal industry now attracts as many talented female professionals as it does male counterparts, however workplaces are still unfairly weighted towards male work-life balances and working models.

As a result, it's accepted that female legal professionals often face gender related difficulties in terms of promotion and development (Diversity in the Legal Profession in England and Wales: A Qualitative Study of Barriers and Individual Choices 2013).

The wide range of CPD courses now available have been specifically tailored to support and nurture women looking to achieve and fulfil their potential in the legal industry either as a partner, employee or independent practice.

The 'Enterprising Women Business Club' has over 45,000 members nationally and has a remit to help women achieve the success they want by empowering, connecting, training, inspiring and supporting. The next Kensington, Chelsea & Westminster business club meeting is set for the 15th May. For more information please visit http://academyexpresscourses.com/2014/04/09/kensington-chelsea-and-westminster-enterprise-womens-business-club-meeting-15th-may-2014/

As a leading provider of over 390 soft skills training courses approved and accredited by the IAO, IoSCM, and Solicitors Regulatory, 'AVPT' are now offering CPD applicable courses to the legal profession. For further information on the Enterprising Women's Business Club, please visit the official website at http://www.enterprising-women.org/local-business-clubs/kcw-business-club or for more info on CPD Softskills courses visit www.cpdforlawfirms.com