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 →

The Black Men in Law Network (“BML Network”)

Encouraging diversity in the legal sector, and increasing the accessibility of the legal profession are at the very heart of NOTICED’s mission statement.  John Oladeji of Osborne Clarke LLP (who was also formerly the Secretary of NOTICED’s Steering Committee) and Isaac Eloi of Freeths LLP, founders of the BML Network, discuss the important work that.. read more →

NOTICED Co-Chair Sid Shukla on Shaping The Path Of Diversity

Herbert Smith Freehills’ London senior associate Siddhartha Shukla talks about his incredible route to becoming a solicitor and his role in furthering diversity awareness across the legal sector. “Diversity is a developing concept: it has changed and is constantly itself diversifying. From my experience, as an Indian joining an international law firm based in London,.. read more →

Fusion Network – the BAME network launched by the London office of Mayer Brown

In February 2018, the London office of Mayer Brown launched its BAME network, ­ Fusion.   Network co-chairs Natalie Carter and Joseph Otoo, and committee member Dexter Williams-Ollivierre discuss the aim of the network. Why was Fusion set up? Joseph: The London office has a number of affinity networks but we recognised there was a gap,.. read more →

Why Contextual Recruitment System is important?

Access to the legal profession must be open and fair and the barriers that may deter talented individuals through our social mobility initiatives should be broken down.  The wider legal community must ensure that prospective students are not deterred from studying law or pursuing a career in law if they are not from wealthy or.. read more →