SRA – Thematic Research into Career Progression
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SRA – Thematic Research into Career Progression

The Solicitors Regulation Authority is carrying out research into the career choices of Female and Black and Asian Minority Ethnic solicitors. We want to know what more can be done to improve the representation of Women and BAME solicitors in senior roles in law firms. We want to know what your firm is doing and…

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Creative Industries Federation – looking for board-ready individuals

The Creative Industries Federation unites the UK’s diverse arts and creative industries to secure the policies and funding needed to further Britain’s global success as a cultural powerhouse. If you are a board-ready individual and are interested in applying to join the board of CIF, please email: john@creativeindustriesfederation.com

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Review: UK Diversity Legal Awards 2016 & Dinner at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, London – 22 November 2016

On a crisp November evening over 250 hundred guests representing a cross section of firms, chambers and legal industry bodies turned out in their finery to recognise and celebrate those seeking to promote diversity across the legal profession. These awards were presented by the BBC News presenter and correspondent, Reeta Chakrabarti. Now in their 7…

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Tailored Reviews of the Legal Services Board & Office Legal Complaints: Call for Evidence

The Ministry of Justice has launched a call for evidence to support the Tailored Reviews of the Legal Services Board (LSB) and the Office for Legal Complaints (OLC). This is part of the broader government ALB review strategy to make sure public bodies are efficient, effective and accountable.   Tailored Reviews There is a requirement…

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BSN City Group launches ‘Creating Pathways through Mentoring and Sponsorship’ programme

On Tuesday 26 July 2016, BSN City Group launched its Creating Pathways through Mentoring and Sponsorship programme at an event hosted by Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. This followed a successful pilot programme in 2014/2015, aimed at providing mid-level BME lawyers with access to insights and perspectives on professional development from outside their organisations…

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Solicitors Regulation Authority Listens to BME Solicitors at Birmingham Event

Forty black and minority ethnic solicitors from the West Midlands attended a free event in Birmingham yesterday organised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and supported by the Black Solicitors Network. The event ‘Engaging with BME Solicitors’ featured presentations by SRA Chair Peter Williamson and Chief Executive Antony Townsend, and practical workshops for delegates on…

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Excellence Awards 2008 – nominations open

This year’s Law Society Excellence Awards are now open for nominations with new categories including client service, marketing and business development, and exporting legal services. Last year’s awards established the event as a prestigious date in the legal calendar, recognising and rewarding the most outstanding practitioners in the legal professions. Winning an award is a…