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I have a learning difficulty and am gay – will I succeed at the bar?

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The legal profession and its true approach to diversity

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In the latest instalment in our Career Conundrums series, one law student wonders whether being LGBT, disabled and “regional” will blight his barrister dreams.

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I’m a 25-year-old starting an undergraduate degree this year at a good Russell Group university. I’m also gay, “regional” (Scottish) and have a learning difficulty. I would like to know whether this could affect my chances when it comes to interviews and networking. I’d like to become a barrister, but I don’t want to pursue a career I don’t stand a chance in.

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