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BSN Creating Pathways Committee: We’re recruiting

Creating Pathways was conceived in 2014, and is considered the first initiative of its kind for BAME lawyers working in private practice and in-house. BAME lawyers suffer higher attrition rates than their non-BAME colleagues. In response to this stark truth, the Creating Pathways programme is designed to fuel the pipeline of BAME lawyers into partnership…

201911.04
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Celebrating equality, diversity and inclusion in the legal profession

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the UK Diversity Legal Awards.  An initiative of the Black Solicitors Network, these Awards remain the only industry awards in the UK which focus solely on recognising, promoting and celebrating outstanding achievement in equality, diversity and inclusion across the legal profession. 2019 is a bumper year for these…

201910.15
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Paulette Mastin: UK Legal Employers Can Do More to Advance the Careers of Lawyers of Colour

Interview by the Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute, 2019 – a direct link to this article is provided within Paulette Mastin, Counsel at Linklaters within the Capital Markets practice, started her career with an investment bank but found her calling to the law when she was assisted on a House of Lords case involving derivative…

201908.01
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BSN North Summer Interprofessional Event

BSN North held its first-ever summer interprofessional networking event earlier this month. With over 100 sign-ups, the positive response to the event highlighted the great demand for professional events that provide an inclusive space for BAME professionals within the North West. Hosted at the classy Refinery bar in Manchester, professionals from a range of industries…

201907.31
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BSN Jobs Board: Legal Roles with Mi5 and Mi6

We are delighted to advertise for the recruitment of a Legal Advisor and an Assistant Legal Adviser on behalf of Mi5 and Mi6 to our network of members. Please continue reading for further information, and use the embedded link to read the full descriptions and for information about how to apply. “Our cases aren’t average….

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Newsletter – Summer 2019

Dear Colleague, We hope you’re enjoying the great British summer so far! 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…