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MANDELA DIES AT 95
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, born on 18 July 1918, died aged 95 on 5 December 2013 in his home in Johannesburg after a long illness. He was the first President of South Africa to be elected in fu...

About Us

BLD, also known as the Black Lawyers Directory, was launched in 2006 and was the brainchild of Debo Nwauzu. BLD's aim is to make a real difference on diversity by changing lives and transforming businesses by taking positive actions - not just talking. We highlight areas where a lot is being done and areas that could do better. We also provide information and showcase the talent of black and ethnic minority members of the legal profession. Our aim is not to name and shame but to encourage, cajole and ask: "Why not?"  

"BLD is an excellent resource to use to find out about workshops and open days at law firms that will help you find that illusive training contract.  There is a great support network and mentor programme that really works.  The BLD is an invaluable organisation to improve diversity in the legal profession."
 
Christiana, LPC Graduate

BLD Aims

BLD Aims

BLD's fundamental aim remains highlighting and promoting diversity in Law.

Our People

Our People

Meet just some of BLD's team below.   Debo Nwa...

Our Services

Our Services

BLD strives to achieve its fundamental aim of highlighting and promoting

Press Releases & Articles

Press Releases & Articles

Below are some of our Press Releases and articles about BLD which hav...

Mentoring Black Letter Law publication BLD on You Tube
Advertise on BLD BLD Lawyer of the Month BLD Jobs and Careers
BLD Vodcasts BLD Latest Jobs Black Letter Law publication BLD on Facebook BLD on Twitter

Publications

Publications

In 2006, a few months after BLD was launched, Debo Nwauzu, its founder, approached Anthony Robinson, the then Legal D...

Frequently Asked Questions

 Frequently Asked Questions

We have endeavoured to answer your Frequently Asked Questions. If, however, there is any query that you have but you ...

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Baker & McKenzie LLP Judicial appointments
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