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Hampton-Alexander Review publishes latest report on improvements in female representation in senior leadership positions in FTSE 350 companies

The Hampton-Alexander Review recently published its latest (2019) report which considered whether progress has been made in improving female representation in senior leadership positions...
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Herbert Smith Freehills Supports “The African Promise”

“International arbitration does not lack critics. A particularly common criticism is the absence of cultural and ethnic diversity among arbitrators. In the words of...
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Increasing the diversity of international arbitrators and lawyers

Statistics from the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes showed that 67% of the arbitrators appointed in cases were from Western Europe and...
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It’s Ok To Talk About Race! Experiences To Help Unlock BAME Talent In The Legal Sector

According to the McGregor-Smith Review – Race in the Workplace, the potential benefit for the UK economy from full representation of BAME individuals across...
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An insight into visible differences in the workplace

On 1 February 2019 – World Hijab Day – trainees Aneesa Khan and Sofia Aslam ran an event at Ashurst to raise awareness of...
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Interview with Afolarin Awosika at Stephenson Harwood

Trainee solicitor, Afolarin Awosika, reflects on his experiences entering the legal profession and talks about what more law firms can do to promote diversity...
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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...
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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,...
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