Celebrating equality, diversity and inclusion in the legal profession

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the UK Diversity Legal Awards.  An initiative of the Black Solicitors Network, these Awards remain the only industry awards in the UK which focus solely on recognising, promoting and celebrating outstanding achievement in equality, diversity and inclusion across the legal profession.

2019 is a bumper year for these Awards with the following 19 Award categories and a stellar line up of finalists representing a broad spectrum of diversity and inclusion:

  • Recruiting Diverse Talent
  • Managing Diverse Talent
  • BSN Rising Star (Chambers)
  • BSN Rising Star (Private Practice)
  • BSN Rising Star (In-house Legal)
  • BSN Rising Star (Entrepreneurship)
  • BSN Sole Practitioner/Small Law Firm of the Year
  • Diversity Champion (Private Practice)
  • Diversity Champion (In-house Legal)
  • Chambers Diversity and Inclusion Initiative of the Year
  • Law Firm Diversity and Inclusion Initiative of the Year
  • In-house Legal Diversity and Inclusion Initiative of the Year
  • Access to Justice
  • Mental Health & Wellbeing (Law Firm)
  • Mental Health & Wellbeing (In-house Legal)
  • Outstanding Multi-cultural/BAME Employee Network
  • BSN Lawyer of the Year (Chambers)
  • BSN Lawyer of the Year (Private Practice)
  • BSN Lawyer of the Year (In-house Legal)

The Awards ceremony and ball will be held at the prestigious Royal Leonardo Hotel, St Paul’s London on Thursday 28 November and will be hosted by barrister and TV personality, Shaun Wallace.  Guest speakers on the night include, David Greene (Vice President of The Law Society of England and Wales), Amanda Pinto QC (Chair Elect 2020 of The Bar) and Anna Bradley (Chair of the Solicitors Regulation Authority) as well as other special guests. We are looking forward to celebrating excellence in diversity and inclusion in the legal profession and hope you can join us to share this special occasion with us and the opportunity to network with over 300 professionals from across the legal sector.  For booking details and information about these important Awards, visit www.diversitylegalawards.org or email enquiries@diversitylegalawards.org.  Details of our 2019 finalists can be found here: http://diversitylegalawards.org/latest-results/2019-finalists/