201810.23
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Big Voice London: Model Law Commission

Big Voice London, a youth legal and social mobility charity is looking for volunteers for their upcoming Model Law Commission conference. Big Voice London seeks to engage young people from non-traditional backgrounds in law and legal policy, with the aim of improving access to the profession. For more information please visit www.bigvoicelondon.co.uk. The charity is…

201809.15
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BSN – Join us today!

The Black Solicitors Network is an award winning not-for-profit organisation of 20+ years standing, committed to achieving equality of access, retention and promotion of black solicitors.  Our membership has grown markedly over the years, but we remain keen to encourage more like-minded individuals to join our network.  Membership is open to aspiring and practising solicitors/lawyers and non-lawyers…

201807.24
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Shakespeare’s Globe announces programme for festival ‘Shakespeare and Race’

Shakespeare’s Globe announces programme for festival ‘Shakespeare and Race’. Shakespeare’s Globe is delighted to announce the programme for‘Shakespeare and Race’, a new festival of events opening 11 August. This is the first time in the Globe’s twenty-year history that the topic will be explored in depth over a week. Curated to draw attention to and provide…

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JAC: Deputy District Judge 2018

The Judicial Appointments Commission’s (JAC) process to select candidates for the post of Deputy District Judge is due to launch on 1 March 2018. There are 303 vacancies across England and Wales. This presents an excellent opportunity for solicitors, barristers and chartered legal executives (who are Fellows) to apply for Deputy District Judge, which I…

201801.30
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BSN News Update – January 2018

BSN reported in November 2017 that the Law Society intended to issue proceedings for a judicial review of the government’s decision to implement further cuts to payments made to solicitors doing criminal legal aid work. On the 25th January 2018, the Law Society issued proceedings. The further cut to criminal legal aid payments was implemented…

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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…