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September 2016

BBC A Black History of Britain – Invitation to an event 8th September

September 8, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

A BLACK HISTORY OF BRITAIN Granville Sharp Plaque Invite Presented by Historian David Olusoga and made by the producer’s of the BAFTA-award winning 'Britain's Forgotten Slave-Owners', this ambitious series will reveal 2,000 years of Black British History re-imagined and retold as the story of all of us. As part of the series we are embarking on an ambitious project in which we are erecting heritage plaques across Britain and the world to commemorate key pivotal moments in this history. We…

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July 2016

BSN Summer Soiree in the Sky – 23 July

July 23, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

​We are delighted to bring you another reason to get glamorous and join our network at the i​mpr​essive Sky Bar, Grange Holborn Hotel, to absorb breath-taking views of the City from every angle! Tickets Are Now ON SALE! To Purchase Tickets, Click the Link Below: https://www.tickettailor.com/checkout/view-event/id/57500/chk/524c ​Early Bird Tickets - £30 (on sale for a limited time) Standard Tickets - £40 Student Tickets - £30 *Student summer party tickets will only be accepted when booked with a valid university or college email…

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January 2016

SRA Training for Tomorrow: New solicitor qualifying examination – BSN Consultation events in Birmingham (27th January & 28th January 2016)

January 28, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Training for Tomorrow: New Solicitor Qualifying Examination  - BSN Consultation Events January 2016  On 7 December 2015, the SRA launched a consultation on the introduction of a common professional assessment for all intending solicitors. Under the proposed new system proposed, everyone wanting to qualify as a solicitor would undergo the same professional assessment, called the Solicitors Qualifying Examination, based on the competences required to do the job. The SRA believe that this would ensure consistent high standards of entry into…

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SRA Training for Tomorrow: New solicitor qualifying examination – BSN Consultation events in London (27th January & 28th January 2016)

January 27, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane
London, WC2A 1PL United Kingdom
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Training for Tomorrow: New Solicitor Qualifying Examination  - BSN Consultation Events January 2016  On 7 December 2015, the SRA launched a consultation on the introduction of a common professional assessment for all intending solicitors. Under the proposed new system proposed, everyone wanting to qualify as a solicitor would undergo the same professional assessment, called the Solicitors Qualifying Examination, based on the competences required to do the job. The SRA believe that this would ensure consistent high standards of entry into…

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November 2015
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UK Diversity Legal Awards 2015

November 24, 2015 @ 6:15 pm - November 25, 2015 @ 12:00 am
The Grange Tower Bridge, 45 Prescot Street
London, E1 8GP United Kingdom
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The UK Diversity Legal Awards are the only industry awards which focus solely on recognising and promoting; equality, diversity and inclusion, across the legal profession. The winners will be announced at this prestigious black-tie dinner, which also marks the 20th Anniversary of the Black Solicitors Network. The guest of honour is the incoming Law Society President, Jonathan Smithers. With other senior figures from the profession invited, more than 300 guests are due to attend, and up to 100 companies expected to be represented.…

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Free

Diversity League Table – 2015 launch event

November 17, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Linklaters, One Silk Street
London , EC2Y 8HQ
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The release of the findings of the 2015 BSN Diversity League Table report, featuring the Diversity Panel Discussion and audience Q&A. Subject: Retention and progression of diverse talent This is the 10th edition of the annual Diversity League Table report. The panel will consider some of the more challenging aspects of diversity and inclusion. In many firms there are more applications from women than men. At a slower rate, BME applications are also increasing, as too is recruitment for both…

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Free

Debevoise & Plimpton and BSN “ Careers Workshop: CV Bootcamp”

November 12, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Debevoise & Plimpton, 65 Gresham Street
London, EC2V 7NQ United Kingdom
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As many of you will be aware the time to start applying for vacation schemes is upon us, therefore what better way to decide which firms you will be applying to than obtaining a unique insight into as many law firms as possible! We have therefore arranged with Jones Day and Debevoise & Plimpton, who are both international and leading law firms based in London, recruiting for training contracts in 2017 & 2018 with opportunities to join their winter, spring and/or summer vacation schemes: This is…

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October 2015
Free

Jones Day & BSN “ Question Time”

October 20, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Jones Day, 21 Tudor St
London, EC4Y 0DJ United Kingdom
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As many of you will be aware the time to start applying for vacation schemes is upon us, therefore what better way to decide which firms you will be applying to than obtaining a unique insight into as many law firms as possible! We have therefore arranged with Jones Day and Debevoise & Plimpton, who are both international and leading law firms based in London, recruiting for training contracts in 2017 & 2018 with opportunities to join their winter, spring and/or summer vacation schemes: We have 60…

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Free

BSN City Group / Linklaters LLP – Inspired to Succeed – Black History Month event

October 19, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Linklaters, One Silk Street
London , EC2Y 8HQ
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Hosted by Linklaters' BAME* Network in association with the Black Solicitors Network (City Branch). October is Black History Month. To mark the occasion, Linklaters and the Black Solicitors Network (City Branch) are delighted to invite you to an evening event entitled 'Inspired to Succeed: Top of Their Game’. Guest speakers: Meera Syal CBE (panellist) Meera Syal is the star of Beautiful People and The Kumars at No 42. She made her name on the sketch show Goodness Gracious Me, and…

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September 2015

BSN City/Freshfields: Spotlight on Nigeria – Financial Markets (8 Sept)

September 8, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Northcliffe House, Entrance 26-28, Tudor Street
London, EC4 0BQ United Kingdom
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Spotlight on Nigeria – Financial Markets 2015 has been a year of contrasts for Nigeria, Africa's biggest economy. The elation surrounding the historic victory by opposition party leader Muhammadu Buhari in Nigeria's presidential election has been coupled with the ongoing challenge of power generation and growing concerns regarding falling oil prices which continue to adversely affect Nigeria's private and state owned oil companies, government revenues and national foreign currency reserves. In this unprecedented political and economic environment, what role will…

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