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Creative Industries Federation (CIF) – board opportunities.

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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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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Booming African economies offer lucrative opportunities for UK law firms

BSN City Group’s latest event “Africa Emerging Markets: Opportunities and Challenges” held on Monday 15th March made the legal press this week. The event featured industry, financial markets and legal specialists speaking on business and economic successes and challenges, prospects for investment growth and managing legal and regulatory risk when investing in Africa. This well…

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Diversity League Table 2009: The Results

Thompsons leads the pack, with Allen & Overy, Wedlake Bell and Arnold & Porter, all heading up key areas in the Diversity League Table 2009. In spite of the difficult economic climate, it is clear that diversity and equality of opportunity are still high on the agenda for some of the UK’s leading firms; with…

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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…

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Black and minority ethnic forum

The Law Society will also be launching a black and minority ethnic (BME) forum in July to address inequalities of pay for BME solicitors. The forum will provide the Law Society and BME groups with the opportunity to look at the issues highlighted by the survey more closely and present suggestions as to how to…

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David Lammy Speech to the Black Solicitors Network

REMOVING THE BARRIERS TO A MORE REPRESENTATIVE LEGAL PROFESSION Is the magic circle of large commercial law firms largely closed to black and ethnic minority lawyers? Can the Government dismantle barriers to a more diverse and representative judiciary and legal profession? These were the key messages in a speech by Minister David Lammy to the…