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Links Lawyer Scoops Diversity Gong

5 December 2011 | By Vanessa Wozniak Linklaters capital markets lawyer Paulette Mastin is a leading light in the field of law firm ­diversity, devoting much of her time to championing the work of black lawyers in the City. And her work has not gone unnoticed. Last month she was named Diversity Champion 2011 at…

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The Human Element

21 June 2010 There is something a bit ritualistic about arriving at a law firm’s office. While the ubiquitous ­security checks can differ in their intensity, the lull between announcing your arrival and being met by your host is always ­pretty much the same – under cover of checking out the 24-hour news wall or admiring…

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Booming African economies offer lucrative opportunities for UK law firms

BSN City Group’s latest event “Africa Emerging Markets: Opportunities and Challenges” held on Monday 15th March made the legal press this week. The event featured industry, financial markets and legal specialists speaking on business and economic successes and challenges, prospects for investment growth and managing legal and regulatory risk when investing in Africa. This well…

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Diversity League Table 2009: The Results

Thompsons leads the pack, with Allen & Overy, Wedlake Bell and Arnold & Porter, all heading up key areas in the Diversity League Table 2009. In spite of the difficult economic climate, it is clear that diversity and equality of opportunity are still high on the agenda for some of the UK’s leading firms; with…