Posts Tagged ‘Black Solicitors’

UK: A Diverse Judiciary Increases Confidence in the Justice System

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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U.K.: Dawn Dixon Awarded the Eva Crawley Award

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.

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Video | U.K.: Where Are All the Women and Ethnic Minority Law Firm Partners?

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?

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United Kingdom Profile: Black Solicitors Network

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.

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United Kingdom: Laid-off Minority Lawyers Toil For No Pay – What’s New?

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.

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United Kingdom: BSN Annual Ball & Awards Dinner

The Black Solicitors Network will hold its Annual Ball and Awards Dinner on Saturday, October 23, 2010 at the Waldorf Hilton London.

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United Kingdom: Black Solicitors Network Summer Party

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 [...]

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