Tag: Diversity

TLT targets 50% female partners by 2029

Follows firm achieving 33% goal ahead of schedule

Mar 8 2024 8:43am

Nearly 60% of pupil barristers are women, new data shows

BSB's diversity report shows number of rookie barristers on the rise

Jan 30 2024 8:50am

Top law firms join forces with UWE to launch diversity work experience programme

Osborne Clarke, Burges Salmon and Simmons & Simmons among outfits involved

Jan 25 2024 8:55am

Number of ‘privileged’ solicitors remains high

But significant progress in other areas, says regulator

Dec 19 2023 10:05am

Ditch the equality pledges and provide more mentoring, flexitime and maternity support, say women lawyers

Less than half think current gender equality measures are effective

Jul 13 2023 9:09am

Meet the future trainee solicitor hoping to make law firms more Muslim-friendly

From making ablution in sinks to makeshift prayer rooms, Waqas Hussain, founder of the Muslim Employment Charter, tells us about his ambitions for the future law firm

Jul 11 2023 9:13am

Pride Month: Is it still necessary to come out at work?

Paralegal Isaac Orr shares his experience

Jun 28 2023 9:15am

Network launched to empower South Asian women in law

The Aura Network helps lawyers share experiences and 'lift up' those entering the profession

Jun 27 2023 1:37pm

Life as a Black junior lawyer at a Magic Circle law firm

Linklaters associate Bam Thomas reflects on City law’s efforts to improve ethnic and racial diversity across its workforces

Apr 28 2023 2:31pm

HSF teams up with Lloyds to launch D&I reverse mentoring scheme

Trainees, lawyers and staff from both organisations will be encouraged to share the challenges they have faced

Apr 28 2023 8:47am

City grad recruiters slam academic’s claim that law firm diversity schemes are just for show

Dr Louise Ashley says schemes offer only 'illusion of change', but new entry level hiring practices tell a different story

Mar 7 2023 8:43am

Opening doors to Black lawyers: How Shearman & Sterling is building a more inclusive workforce

A look inside the top US firm’s paid internship programme

Feb 21 2023 3:19pm

From paralegal to junior lawyer at a top US firm

Legal Cheek's Will Holmes sits down with Emilio Fabrizi, private equity associate at Ropes & Gray, to learn more about the challenges he overcame to break into the legal profession

Nov 17 2022 10:46am

Black and blind bar grad speaks of smashing ‘triple-glazed glass ceiling’ to pursue barrister dream

'I know I’m giving hope to others in similar situations,' says Jessikah Inaba

Nov 3 2022 9:25am

Diversity and wellbeing — a Magic Circle firm’s perspective

From employee networks to bring your dog to work days, Slaughter and May partner Gayathri Kamalanathan explains how this top law firm is focused on building a more inclusive work environment for all staff

Sep 16 2022 10:07am

Do TV legal dramas represent real-life diversity?

New research examines portrayals of diversity (or lack thereof) in popular shows like Suits and Silk

Aug 30 2022 10:38am