The UK’s House of Lords Constitution Committee published its report on Judicial Appointments and concluded that a more diverse judiciary would improve public trust and confidence in the justice system.
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Dawn Dixon has received the Eva Crawley Award from the U.K’s Association of Women Solicitors (AWS) – its highest honour given for an outstanding contribution to the work of the Association and the advancement of women solicitors.
There are more U.K. women than men entering the legal market and ethnic minorities are over-represented within the English legal profession. So, why are there so few women or ethnic minority partners in law firms?
The Black Solicitors Network (BSN) was developed from the vision of four African-Caribbean solicitors in 1995. It was formally launched in 2003 as a recognized special-interest group of the Law Society of England and Wales.
U.K. Law Society research revealed some black and minority ethnic (BME) lawyers are working for free because they failed to land paid training contracts or work after they were made redundant.
The Black Solicitors Network will hold its Annual Ball and Awards Dinner on Saturday, October 23, 2010 at the Waldorf Hilton London.
On Saturday, July 10, 2010, the Black Solicitors Network summer party takes place on the historic lawns of Inner Temple Gardens. This event is a great opportunity to network with legal professionals. The BSN will use the occasion to support the people of Haiti who lost 230,000 citizens in January. Profits from this event will [...]