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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 congratulates Stephanie Boyce as she takes up the role of President of the Law Society of England and Wales

Share this news on LinkedIn Congratulations, Stephanie Boyce! As Stephanie takes up the role of President of the Law Society of England and Wales, the first of African Caribbean descent, the Black Solicitors Network wish to seize the opportunity to congratulate The Law Society for walking the talk in leading the profession in the field…

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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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BSN Winter Newsletter 2020

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, in its midst, the brutal killing of George Floyd which catalysed the global anti-racism protests over the summer.  The death…

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Applications Now Closed: Accutrainee Scholarship Programme

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 over 100 legal professionals qualify as solicitors giving them opportunities at a wide range of companies from FTSE100 to start-ups…

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BSN Connect – the online directory of BME legal service providers. Join today!

W: www.bsnconnect.co.uk In the wake of the Black Lives Matter protests over the summer, many organisations have pledged to recruit and promote more Black and minority ethnic (BME) talent, engage BME talent on their mandates and support and use BME-owned businesses as suppliers.   As we all know, there is a wealth of talent in the…

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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…