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September 2018

Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA): Want to know more about the new Solicitors Qualifying Examination? 

September 27, 2018 @ 11:00 am - October 1, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Free

Following a competitive and rigorous, year-long process, the SRA have appointed Kaplan as its assessment organisation to develop and run the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE). Join the SRA at one of their roundtable events, where you can meet Kaplan and share your views on the SQE. These events will give you the opportunity to: ·         discuss the SQE ·         ask questions ·         discuss practical considerations ·         speak to attendees from other law firms who have trainees and universities ·         get…

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Artificial Intelligence and the legal profession – Is AI transforming the practice of law?

September 26, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Linklaters, One Silk Street
London , EC2Y 8HQ
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Free

Artificial Intelligence and the legal profession – Is AI transforming the practice of law? Date: 26 September 2018 Time: 6.30pm Venue: Linklaters LLP, London BSN City Group invites you to a seminar/panel event led by Tyrone Edward, Associate Partner at EY, where we will unpack and discuss a subject area that is rapidly influencing the practice of law: Artificial Intelligence! The plenary will cover topics such as Network Artificial Intelligence, Robotic Process Automation and software Algorithms and their perceived impact on…

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Windrush: call for evidence

September 14, 2018
TBC

In relation to the below; BSN will hold a meeting for interested practitioners in the coming weeks/month. Details to follow. If you are interested in attending, please email us by 14 September 2018 with your name and contact details (using the heading “Windrush: call for evidence”) at events@blacksolicitorsnetwork.org Windrush: lessons learned review call for evidence On 22 June 2018 The Home Secretary appointed Wendy Williams as Independent Adviser to a lessons learned review “to make sure crucial lessons were identified…

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BSN’s Big Conversation – Equality in the legal profession and in the justice system

September 10, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Linklaters, One Silk Street
London , EC2Y 8HQ
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Free

BSN's Big Conversation - Equality in the legal profession and in the justice system Date: 10 September 2018 Time: 6.30pm Venue: Linklaters LLP, London BSN's Big Conversation panel event brings together the voices of thought leaders and accomplished legal practitioners to shine a light on and discuss (i) issues of race equality in the legal profession (access and progression) and (ii) the impact of current criminal justice policies and practices on the treatment of people from black and minority ethnic communities…

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July 2018

The Law Society: Annual EMLD Lecture

July 26, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Law Society, Chancery Lane, London, The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL United Kingdom + Google Map

The Ethnic Minority Lawyers Division (EMLD) of The Law Society is hosting its annual lecture with a prestigious figure. To mark the 20th anniversary of the public inquiry into the Stephen Lawrence murder, the EMLD are delighted that this year’s guest speaker is Imran Khan QC. Imran will reflect on what improvements have taken place in terms of institutional racism and the protection of civil liberties and human rights. Imran Khan QC is a solicitor chiefly known for his representation of…

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Personal Branding for Junior Lawyers

July 19, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP, Cannon Place, 78 Cannon St
London, EC4N 6AF United Kingdom
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Free

Flyer_BSN JLD_July event Date: Thursday 19 July 2018   Time: 6:30pm- 9.30pm   Venue: CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP Cannon Place, 78 Cannon St, London EC4N 6AF JOIN THE BSN JUNIOR LAWYERS DIVISION FOR   Personal Branding for Junior Lawyers   HOSTED BY THE CMS BAME NETWORK Please join us for a session led by Ronke Lawal providing strategic insights into how junior lawyers can boost their personal brands through the course of their careers. Ronke will discuss how…

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June 2018

Judicial Appointments Application Training (Recorder and Employment Tribunal Judge vacancies)

June 26, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
The Law Society, Capital Tower, Greyfriars Road, Cardiff, CF10 3AG, The Law Society, Tower, Greyfriars Road,
Cardiff, CF10 3AG United Kingdom
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Event Type: Seminar Venue: The Law Society, Capital Tower, Greyfriars Road, Cardiff, CF10 3AG Date: Tuesday, 26 June 2018 16:30 – 19:00 Cost: Free Programme 16:30 – 17:00 Registration and refreshments 17:00 – 19:00 Seminar: Business Psychologist Ms, Manjula Bray Panellists: Employment Judge Sian Davies; District Judge Hywel James; and a JAC representative (tbc). Summary This session is designed to help solicitors prepare for both the judicial Salaried Employment Tribunal Judge and Recorder roles launching on 18 June 2018. With…

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Judicial Appointments Application Training (Recorder and Employment Tribunal Judge vacancies)

June 25, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Clifford Chance, 10 Upper Bank Street,
London, E14 5JJ United Kingdom
Free

Event Type: Seminar Venue: Clifford Chance, London, 10 Upper Bank Street, London E14 5JJ Date: Monday, 25 June 2018 17:30 – 20:30 Cost: Free Programme 17:30 – 18:00 Registration and refreshments 18:00 – 18:10 JAC Commissioner Fiona Monk 18:10 – 18:20 President of the Employment Tribunals 18:20 – 18:30 Q&A 18:30 – 20:00 Seminar:  Business Psychologist Ms, Manjula Bray 20:00 – 20:30 Networking (drinks and canapes) Panellists: Judge Brian Doyle (President); Recorder David Bridge; and His Honour Judge Lewis. Summary…

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May 2018

BSN North: Breaking the Fast – Iftar

May 31, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Free

Khizra Mosque & Community Centre in north Manchester has a tradition of welcoming people from all backgrounds to the Centre and this year will be no different. Ramadan, the Muslim month of fasting, is now upon us, and in the spirit of friendship and conversation we hope to give Members of BSN North an engaging insight into the life of a Muslim in Ramadan. Each day those who are observing Ramadan will break the fast (known as Iftar) at sunset. Please…

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BSN / Linklaters LLP: Inspired to Succeed event

May 8, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Linklaters, One Silk Street
London , EC2Y 8HQ
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Linklaters’ BAME Network, Black Solicitors Network (City branch) and Women@Linklaters are delighted to invite you to spend an evening with inspirational guests who have faced many challenges and succeeded in their chosen field despite the odds against them. Guest Speakers: Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE is the Head Stemette and co-founder of Stemettes, the award-winning social enterprise inspiring the next generation of females into Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). She is listed as one of the BBC’s 100 inspirational and…

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