London BAME Student Legal Conference 2019
March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:15 pmFree
Event flyer: BAME student legal conference invite – London 2019
Join TLT and the Law Society Ethnic Minority Lawyers Division and a compelling line up of speakers on how future black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) lawyers can help shape the legal landscape.
This event is open to BAME students and graduates.
Purchase your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/london-bame-student-legal-conference-2019-tickets-56331819990
Imran Khan QC
Imran Khan QC, a leading criminal lawyer will deliver an insightful talk in relation to his work over the past 30 years. He will touch upon the miscarriage of justice that the Stephen Lawrence family has faced since the 1990s and his personal belief that more should be done to encourage and assist aspiring BAME lawyers to achieve their goals.
Dr Tunde Okewale MBE Barrister and founder of the charity Urban Lawyers
Dr Tunde Okewale MBE provides an overview on how to use your cultural background to assist you when applying for a training contract / pupillage.
Lara Oyesanya, UK Counsel and Director Legal for Klarna Bank AB
Lara Oyesanya will provide an overview of her route to qualification and an insight into working as a lawyer within a large banking institution. She will provide guidance on what is required of in-house counsel in a fast paced banking environment, and how you can draw on your cultural background to address day to day issues and advance your career in this fast paced environment.
Koser Shaheen (Solicitor) Chair of the Ethnic Minority Division Committee (EMDC) of the Law Society
Koser Shaheen will deliver an overview of how the EMDC aims to promote and encourage racial diversity in the legal profession and draws from her personal experiences of how this can be achieved.