Welcome to the BSN

The Black Solicitors Network is the primary voice of black solicitors in England and Wales; committed to achieving equality of access, retention and promotion of black solicitors.

We are the leading body that represents the interests of the UK's existing and aspiring black solicitors. We have been doing this since 1995 and importantly now embrace people from a diverse range of cultures and backgrounds.
 

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Who we are

As well as being a significant representative voice for BME solicitors, we are also one of the largest organisations of our type within the legal profession in England and Wales.

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BSN City Group

The BSN City Group is the City arm of the Black Solicitors Network (BSN).

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BSN North

The BSN North is the northern arm of the Black Solicitors Network (BSN).

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What we do

Working in partnership we create and deliver a range of initiatives which contribute to ensuring that our members are supported at all stages of their career and professional development.

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Membership

We are an inclusive, rather than exclusive organisation. Membership to the BSN is open to anyone who shares our values of fairness and inclusion, and who is willing to work with us towards creating an equal profession.

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Sponsors | Corporate Members

Pinsent Masons
University of Bristol Law School
Facebook
Pillsbury Law
DWF Law LLP
Citi
Solicitors Regulation Authority
Weightmans
Covington & Burling LLP
Linklaters LLP
Ince Gordon Dadds LLP
Hill Dickinson
Allen & Overy LLP
Shoosmiths
Lewis Silkin
Gowling WLG
Capsticks
Addleshaw Goddard
Trinity LLP
University of Salford
The University of Law
Clyde & Co
Taylor Wessing
Leigh Day
HFW
Crown Prosecution Service
BPP University
Herbert Smith Freehills
Latham & Watkins
Norton Rose Fulbright
DAC Beachcroft
Accenture

Latest News

 

  • 5Jan

    Law Gazette: Something happened | Feature

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    By Eduardo Reyes | 30 November 2020 Click here to read on the Law Gazette’s website The clients of City law firms can begin to plan for life after Covid-19. But have their priorities changed? Eduardo...
    4Jan

    CORDELLA BART-STEWART OBE

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    We are delighted to announce that Cordella Bart-Stewart, Tribunal Judge (Immigration and Asylum) and director and co-founder of the Black Solicitors Network (BSN), has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s 2021 New Year Honours...
  • 28Dec

    BSN Winter Newsletter 2020

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    Dear Members, Season’s greetings! I’m sure you’ll agree that 2020 has been a year like no other. As an organisation and within our communities we have faced unprecedented challenges arising from the Covid-19 pandemic and,...
    23Dec

    Accutrainee Scholarship Programme

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    BSN is pleased to support the Accutrainee Scholarship Programme Accutrainee                                                                               In 2012 Accutrainee introduced an innovative concept to the legal industry, creating a unique training contract for aspiring solicitors. To date we have helped...
  • 14Sep

    BSN Newsletter – Autumn 2020

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    Dear Members,  After what has been a turbulent year so far, I hope that you and your loved ones are safe and well.  There have been many challenges facing black and minority ethnic communities in...
    7Sep
    BSN shortlisted for a prestigious Law Society Excellence Award

    BSN shortlisted for a prestigious Law Society Excellence Award

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    We are excited to announce that BSN has been shortlisted for a prestigious Law Society Excellence Award – Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion!  This award showcases successful and innovative examples of best practice in the promotion of diversity,...

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Supporters

Pinsent Masons
University of Bristol Law School
Facebook
Pillsbury Law
DWF Law LLP
Citi
Solicitors Regulation Authority
Weightmans
Covington & Burling LLP
Linklaters LLP
Ince Gordon Dadds LLP
Hill Dickinson
Allen & Overy LLP
Shoosmiths
Lewis Silkin
Gowling WLG
Capsticks
Addleshaw Goddard
Trinity LLP
University of Salford
The University of Law
Clyde & Co
Taylor Wessing
Leigh Day
HFW
Crown Prosecution Service
BPP University
Herbert Smith Freehills
Latham & Watkins
Norton Rose Fulbright
DAC Beachcroft
Judicial Appointments Commission
Bar Standards Board
Legal Service Board
The General Council of the Bar
Diversity League Table
Accenture
UK Diversity Legal Awards