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The Solicitors Journal features The 2016 UK Diversity Legal Awards!

Freshfields, Linklaters, and Hogan Lovells honoured for diversity and inclusion initiatives Birnberg Pierce partner Marcia Willis Stewart takes home yet another gong after a rollercoaster year. The UK Diversity Legal Awards 2016 have once again highlighted the achievements of a range of individuals, law firms, and chambers in promoting diversity within the legal profession. To…

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UK Diversity Legal Awards 2016 – Winners and Highly Commended

Recruitment: “Attracting Talent” – WINNER – Linklaters Retention:  “Talent Management”  – WINNER – Latham & Watkins BSN Rising Star – WINNER – Natalie Carter (Mayer Brown) BSN Rising Star – Highly Commended – Shaheen Mamun (Milestone Solicitors) Diversity Champion – WINNER – Ruth Grant (Hogan Lovells) Diversity Champion – Highly Commended – Miranda Brawn (Daiwa…

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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…

201611.02
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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…

201611.02
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Magic Circle and international firms battle for diversity gongs

Hogan Lovells shortlisted for three awards but Freshfields, Clifford Chance, and Linklaters are also in the running. A host of international law firms for awards celebrating efforts aimed at increasing diversity within the legal profession. Click the Link below to Read More! https://www.solicitorsjournal.com/news/201610/magic-circle-and-international-firms-battle-diversity-gongs

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Suzy Lamplugh Trust seeking trustee with legal background

Suzy Lamplugh Trust seeking trustee with legal background  Suzy Lamplugh Trust is looking to strengthen its board of trustees. If you have knowledge of law (preferably contract, tort and criminal) and recent experience of practice in at least some of those areas, and would like to contribute to the work of the leading personal safety charity, we would…

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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…