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April 2018

Legal Aid and the Future of Free Access to Justice, an event by GMLC

April 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
University of Law (Manchester), 2 New York Street
Manchester, M1 4HJ United Kingdom
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£10 - £30

GMLC18004 180420 Legal Aid and Future A5 4-0 flyer_5speaker_1 Legal Aid and the Future of Free Access to Justice, an event by GMLC On 20th April, the Greater Manchester Law Centre will be hosting a speaker event on Legal Aid and the future of free access to justice. Our speakers include Lord Bach, Richard Burgon MP, Joe Mensah-Dankwah of Black Solicitors Network and Siobhan Taylor-Ward of Young Legal Aid Lawyers.    We would love for you to join us as we discuss the current state…

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BSN Junior Lawyers Division Launch

April 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Linklaters, One Silk Street
London , EC2Y 8HQ
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BSN is excited to announce the launch of its Junior Lawyers Division (“JLD”).  The JLD has been established to focus on the needs of, and issues affecting, black junior lawyers (including solicitors, barristers and attorneys) from trainees to lawyers with up to 7 years post qualification experience whether in private practice, chambers or in-house (including the private and public sectors) (“Junior Lawyers”). The primary objectives of the JLD include: 1.  Connecting Junior lawyers across the legal sector to facilitate relationship…

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BSN/SRA: Supporting Small Firms

April 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Supporting small firms to protect your business Date: Wednedsay 18 April 2018 Time: 17.30 - 19.00 (registration from 17.15) Location: The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL  Speakers Joe Mensah-Dankwah, Black Solicitors Network Director Chris Handford, Director of Regulatory Policy, Solicitors Regulation Authority Paul Hastings,Thematic Team Leader, Solicitors Regulation Authority David Bish, Behavioural Insights Analyst, Solicitors Regulation Authority Sian Hughes, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager, Solicitors Regulation Authority Vanisha Budhia, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Solicitors Regulation Authority…

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BSN North: Networking and Social Media Skills Workshop

April 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Firecask Limited, 6th Floor, Queens House, Queen Street
Manchester, M2 5HT United Kingdom
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Turning your social media into a professional advantage might seem difficult. Knowing what to post, who to follow, contact and network with is a concept some of us struggle with. On top of that, we must be aware of the reputational risk that is present when using social media, particularly when pursuing a career in law/professional services where employer and client trust is paramount. If you plan on pursuing and/or progressing through a career within law, this Networking and Social…

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March 2018

BSN Careers – Linklaters Insight Evening

March 13 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Save the date for the upcoming Linklaters Insight Evening in partnership with BSN. This exclusive event is designed to give BSN Student members a real insight into a career in a global law firm, whilst also equipping students and graduates with the necessary skills and guidance to take the next step. Join us on Tuesday 13 March 2018 from 5:30 to 8:30pm More details to follow. See also: https://careers.linklaters.com/uk GC12210 GR London_BSN Event_A4 Poster_FinalASCREEN  

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February 2018

BAME – Career Progression Workshop

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

For More Information Email: bameotm@gmail.com View as PDF: Click Here  

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December 2017

Now Seeking Applications for Appointment as Dep. President of Supreme Court

December 22, 2017 @ 8:00 am - January 26, 2018 @ 12:00 pm

  INFORMATION PACK - VACANCIES FOR APPOINTMENT AS DEPUTY PRESIDENT OF THE SUPREME COURT JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT Introduction As a result of the forthcoming retirement of Lord Mance, applications for the appointment of a new Deputy President of the UK Supreme Court (UKSC) are sought from serving Justices and those outside the Court eligible to apply for appointment as a Justice. The successful candidate will be expected to take up office on or as soon as possible after…

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November 2017

BSN’s UK Diversity Legal Awards Ceremony & Ball: 28 November 2017 @ The Grange St Paul’s, London

November 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Grange St Paul’s Hotel, 10 Godliman Street
London, EC4V 5AJ United Kingdom
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Our 8th annual UK Diversity Legal Awards ceremony and ball is fast approaching.  This promises to be a night of celebration where we recognise the legal profession’s champions of diversity and inclusion.  Don’t miss out on this prestigious event, book your tickets/tables today by visiting: http://diversitylegalawards.org/the-event/  If you have any enquiries about our Awards programme or this event, please email: enquiries@diversitylegalwards.org.

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October 2017

Judicial Appointments: FREE Workshop – Becoming a BAME Judge

October 21, 2017

As part of its positive action strategy, The Law Society is running a free workshop – judicial appointments: interview training for solicitors. The course is aimed at Black and Asian solicitors who are currently under-represented in the judiciary. The workshop will equip attendees with the skills to help enhance your application and interview performance. This training course has been developed for solicitor applicants. This intensive one-day training will focus on tailoring your submission to make a positive impact in the…

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BSN / Linklaters LLP: Black History Month Event – Monday 16 October

October 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Linklaters, One Silk Street
London , EC2Y 8HQ
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  Linklaters’ BAME Network and the Black Solicitors Network (City branch) are delighted to invite you to spend an evening with renowned classical musician,  Chi-chi Nwanoku, OBE. Chi-chi is the Founder, Artistic and Executive Director of Chineke! Foundation, which supports, inspires and encourages Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) classical musicians working in the UK, Europe and further afield. An ex-sprinter and half the size of her double bass, Chi-chi Nwanoku has gained a reputation as one of the finest exponents…

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