Black British City Group and Society of Black Lawyers conference event

The Black British City Group and the Society of Black Lawyers hosted the “Breaking Barriers Student Law Conference” on 12 October 2018, the conference was attended by BAME students seeking a career in the legal profession. During the course of the day, the conference covered how aspiring lawyers from BAME backgrounds can leverage opportunities for career.. read more →

Women In Law event to celebrate Black History Month

NOTICED successfully hosted an event to celebrate Black History Month at the offices of Herbert Smith Freehills on 22 October 2018. The panel discussion, chaired by Faria Ali, focused on the experiences of women, from ethnic minority backgrounds, who have charted successful careers in the legal profession. Panellists included: Funke Abimbola (General Counsel, Roche); Melissa.. read more →

You Can’t Change What You Can’t See – Gender and Racial Bias In The Legal Industry

You Can’t Change What You Can’t See Released on 6 September 2018, the You Can’t Change What You Can’t See study, corroborates what many have known for years, that extensive gender and racial bias pervades the hiring, promotion, assignments and compensation processes in the legal industry. Conducted by the Center for WorkLife Law at the.. read more →

Black History Month Stem Cell Donation Drive

As part of Black History Month, Baker McKenzie will be hosting a stem cell donation drive. The event is held during Black History Month as those from the BAME communities are 3 times less likely to find a donor match than those with white Northern European backgrounds. The event will take place on Tuesday 16 October and.. read more →

Women In Law Event – NOTICED celebrates Black History Month

NOTICED celebrates Black History Month this year with the Women In Law event. The event consists of a panel discussion focusing on the experiences of women in law from minority backgrounds. The event will take place on 22 October 2018, between 12:15 – 1:30 pm at Herbert Smith Freehills, Exchange House, Primrose Street, London EC2A 2EG… read more →