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The Lawyer: Musonda Kapotwe – BSN City Group

Black History Month: “Diversity is being invited to the party, inclusion is being asked to dance” 31 October 2017 00:02 As Black History Month comes to a close, discussions are focusing again on the obstacles which stall black and ethnic minority (BAME) lawyers at mid-ranking levels in private practice and in-house. The 2017 Diversity League Table…

201710.26
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The Lawyer: Paulette Mastin and BSN’s DLT 2017

Black History Month: Report reveals “worrying” barrier to partnership for women and BMEs 13 October 2017 09:00 Linklaters corporate counsel Paulette Mastin has spent her entire career at the magic circle firm and has acted as chair of the Black Solicitor’s Network (BSN) City Group since 2008. Paulette Mastin Here, she comments on the main results…

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Newsletter May 2017

​​​​NEWSLETTER MAY 2017​ Dear Colleague, We are delighted to share with you our pipeline of initiatives and events for the coming months.  We hope you will agree these present exciting opportunities to get involved with BSN’s unique platform of services which benefit its members and stakeholders alike. We appreciate and welcome your ongoing support for our work in…

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Diversity League Table “The 10-year study”

               We were delighted to launch and release the findings of the 2017 edition of BSN’s Diversity League Table: 10-year Study (DLT2017) at a launch event hosted by Latham & Watkins on 19 June 2017. By way of background, BSN’s Diversity League Table (DLT) was first published in 2006 and is an…

SRA – Thematic Research into Career Progression
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SRA – Thematic Research into Career Progression

The Solicitors Regulation Authority is carrying out research into the career choices of Female and Black and Asian Minority Ethnic solicitors. We want to know what more can be done to improve the representation of Women and BAME solicitors in senior roles in law firms. We want to know what your firm is doing and…

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Creative Industries Federation – looking for board-ready individuals

The Creative Industries Federation unites the UK’s diverse arts and creative industries to secure the policies and funding needed to further Britain’s global success as a cultural powerhouse. If you are a board-ready individual and are interested in applying to join the board of CIF, please email: john@creativeindustriesfederation.com

201612.05
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The Solicitors Journal features The 2016 UK Diversity Legal Awards!

Freshfields, Linklaters, and Hogan Lovells honoured for diversity and inclusion initiatives Birnberg Pierce partner Marcia Willis Stewart takes home yet another gong after a rollercoaster year. The UK Diversity Legal Awards 2016 have once again highlighted the achievements of a range of individuals, law firms, and chambers in promoting diversity within the legal profession. To…