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…

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…

201707.05
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Diversity League Table “The 10-year study”

               We were delighted to launch and release the findings of the 2017 edition of BSN’s Diversity League Table: 10-year Study (DLT2017) at a launch event hosted by Latham & Watkins on 19 June 2017. By way of background, BSN’s Diversity League Table (DLT) was first published in 2006 and is an…

201703.25
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Creative Industries Federation – looking for board-ready individuals

The Creative Industries Federation unites the UK’s diverse arts and creative industries to secure the policies and funding needed to further Britain’s global success as a cultural powerhouse. If you are a board-ready individual and are interested in applying to join the board of CIF, please email: john@creativeindustriesfederation.com

201612.05
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The Solicitors Journal features The 2016 UK Diversity Legal Awards!

Freshfields, Linklaters, and Hogan Lovells honoured for diversity and inclusion initiatives Birnberg Pierce partner Marcia Willis Stewart takes home yet another gong after a rollercoaster year. The UK Diversity Legal Awards 2016 have once again highlighted the achievements of a range of individuals, law firms, and chambers in promoting diversity within the legal profession. To…

201612.05
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Review: UK Diversity Legal Awards 2016 & Dinner at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, London – 22 November 2016

On a crisp November evening over 250 hundred guests representing a cross section of firms, chambers and legal industry bodies turned out in their finery to recognise and celebrate those seeking to promote diversity across the legal profession. These awards were presented by the BBC News presenter and correspondent, Reeta Chakrabarti. Now in their 7…

201611.02
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Magic Circle and international firms battle for diversity gongs

Hogan Lovells shortlisted for three awards but Freshfields, Clifford Chance, and Linklaters are also in the running. A host of international law firms for awards celebrating efforts aimed at increasing diversity within the legal profession. Click the Link below to Read More! https://www.solicitorsjournal.com/news/201610/magic-circle-and-international-firms-battle-diversity-gongs