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Feature: Applications open for Black Solicitors Network Grassroots Programme | University of Bristol Law School

Read here on the University of Bristol’s website | Press release issued: 7 June 2021 The Law School is delighted to be working in partnership with the Black Solicitors Network (BSN) as one of the sponsors for the BSN Grassroots Programme, a unique offering designed to promote and increase equality of access to the legal profession…

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Feature: Linklaters partners with Black Solicitors Network on The Grassroots Programme

Read here on Linklaters’ website | 16 June 2021 Global law firm Linklaters has partnered with the Black Solicitors Network (BSN) in launching The Grassroots Programme, a bespoke and intensive programme supporting Black undergraduates studying at Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan, Bristol and Salford universities in the pursuit of a career in law. The Programme, which starts in September…

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Launch: BSN Grassroots – Unlocking potential for career success

Share this news On LinkedIn | On Twitter | On Instagram BSN is pleased to announce the launch of the BSN Grassroots Programme in partnership with Linklaters (Headline Sponsor), The University of Manchester (Headline Sponsor), The Manchester Metropolitan University, University of Bristol Law School and The University of Salford. Thanks to the Programme’s sponsors for…

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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’s comment on the Government’s Commission for Race and Ethnic Disparities report

Dear members and colleagues You will have seen or heard about the Government commissioned report published on 31 March by the Commission for Race and Ethnic Disparities which was formed in response to the BLM protests. The inaccuracies and omissions in this report and its negative impact on the race equality agenda have been ventilated…

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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 Call to Action: law firms and legal service providers to adopt the Halo Code

BSN is proud to support the Halo Collective in its mission to build a future without hair discrimination. Race-based hair discrimination has been illegal in the UK since the Equality Act became law in 2010, and yet hair discrimination still happens all the time. Together, we are fighting for the protection and celebration of Black hair and hairstyles….

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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…