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Event Recording | The Need for Disruption: Diversity League Table/Study 2020 Launch Event 25.05.21

The Diversity League Table (DLT) is sponsored by The Law Society and has been widely considered to be the legal profession’s leading diversity reporting initiative and publication.  With this edition, we aim to inspire law firms, Chambers and other organisations in shaping your initiatives, culture and strategy to help shift the dial on gender and…

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Legal Futures feature: Black solicitors occupying senior roles is “key to success”

Read the article here on Legal Futures | by Dan Bindman | 2 June 2021 One-off training sessions and general employee wellbeing schemes do not go far enough to ensure diversity and inclusion, and nothing short of ethnic minority lawyers occupying senior roles in firms will show real change has occurred, according to a report…

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The Need for Disruption: Diversity League Table/Study 2020 Launch

BLACK SOLICITORS NETWORK LAUNCHES LATEST DIVERSITY LEAGUE TABLE / STUDY Click here to view the digital copy! Offering a new and compelling insight into the state of diversity and inclusion (D&I) within the legal sector, the latest edition of the Diversity League Table (DLT), DLT2020, is now available. Published by the Black Solicitors Network (BSN)…

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BSN feature | Modern Law Magazine: 25 years of driving change in the legal profession

Thank you to Modern Law Magazine for featuring BSN in its ‘in-depth’ section where we journey through our history and impact on diversity and inclusion in the legal profession through our extensive platform of events and initiatives and discuss our Open Letter to law firms and legal service providers calling for action on racial diversity. …

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University of Bristol Law School announces new membership with the Black Solicitors Network

Read here on the University of Bristol’s website | Press release issued: 10 February 2021 The Law School is pleased to announce it is now a member of the Black Solicitors Network (BSN), aiming to increase the accessibility of events, opportunities and mentoring offered by the BSN to the black and minority ethnic student community. As…

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CORDELLA BART-STEWART OBE

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 list for services to the Legal Profession and to Diversity and Education. Congratulating Cordella Bart-Stewart OBE, Paulette Mastin, Chair of…

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The Law Society Excellence Awards – Excellence in D&I: Highly Commended

The Black Solicitors Network received the Highly Commended recognition in the category of Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion at The Law Society’s Excellence Awards 2020 virtual ceremony on Tuesday 13 October, which is fantastic news. BSN were highly commended for our outstanding work in raising awareness, influencing the legal sector and demonstrating effective action for…