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The Diversity Event in London
BLD is proud to co-sponsor the upcoming London diversity event by the Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession which is hosted by CMS Cameron McKenna on Tuesday 17 March 2015. BLD founder, D...

Welcome to BLD where highlighting and promoting diversity in Law is our fundamental aim. You can follow us on Twitter, watch the BLD Lawyers channel on YouTube and join us on Facebook and Google+.

 

8 Habits of Highly Successful People

Leading lawyers Leslie Thomas QC, Margaret Casely-Hayford and Sanjev Warna-kula-Suriya, chaired by Prash Naik, share the eight unique habits that have helped to make each of them successful throughout their careers and helped them maintain that success along their career paths.

 

Black Letter Law 2011

Our flagship publication is the ground-breaking and inspirational annual Black Letter Law publication which showcases the achievements of Black, Asian and other ethnic minorities, past and present. This publication is available to buy as a paperback, an ebook on Amazon (for use on Kindle Fire), Kobo, iBookstore and other well-known ebook retailers. Furthermore it is also online with its own dedicated Black Letter Law Publication website.

Learn about the history of the publication by watching the Black Letter Law Publication Story video.  For information about how to submit an entry in the publication, eligibility and the information we require, email us or submit our Black Letter Law Profile Form. For information about sponsorship and advertising opportunities, do see our Black Letter Law Media Pack and do contact us.

Diversity access and social mobility programmes targeted at school children, sixth formers, undergraduates, graduates and postgraduate students previously run by BLD are now run by BLD Foundation, our charitable arm registered with the Charity Commission under registration number 1148365. These programmes, known as the Legal Gateway Scheme provide access to an array of career and other development opportunities that includes mentoring, training workshops, debates, work placements, training videos, inspirational and other events delivered in partnership with schools and universities across the UK and sponsored by major law firms and Footsie 100 companies. Please see the BLD Foundation website for further information and the application process. 

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"Black Letter Law is an example of a simple but brilliant idea., beautifully executed by Debo Nwauzu and her team. It is an essential publication on so many levels: as a straightforward directory to some of the most talented lawyers around; as a historical record of the inroads that black lawyers are making; and as an inspirational read for anyone thinking of a career in Law. Since it's launch, BLL has not only charted changes being made in the profession, but also helped bring that change about. I defy anyone to read it without getting a warm glow!"
 
Fiona Bawdon, Former editor of The Independent

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