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Tan Ikram was appointed as a judge in 2003. He encourages organisations to build on the work they have been doing to encourage diversity in political appointments, and for BAME judges to act as positive role models for the profession.
Sundeep Bhatia, a criminal law practitioner, shares his experience of the judicial appointments procedure, offering invaluable advice for anyone considering making an application.
Elizabeth Cruickshank interviews Sara Aalamri, the first woman to be granted a licence to practise law in Saudi Arabia.
The proposed legal aid cuts pose a serious danger to BAME lawyers, but representative groups are doing all they can to prevent their implementation.
Getting your training contract: top tips
Diversity Access Scheme
CPD hours: 4
9 October, London Bookings for the small firms division’s flagship event will open soon, featuring specialised speakers providing practical advice on staying ahead in a competitive market. This is a must-attend event for all current and aspiring small firm solicitors.
CPD hours: 2
26 November, LondonInterviews can be daunting, but this session will build your confidence by equipping you with the necessary skills to succeed. Learn how to prepare ahead of the interview, answer those difficult questions and develop key technical and delivery skills through mock interviews.
Diversity and Inclusion Charter
The Law Society's flagship diversity initiative for the legal profession.