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Top Human Rights Lawyer Saimo Chahal Keynote Speaker at Black Letter Law 2012 Launch
BLD launches Black Letter Law 2012 on 8th November 2012 at the global law firm, Baker & McKenzie. The book is sponsored for the third year in a row by The Law Society. The keynote speaker i...

Legal Gateway

The Legal Gateway Scheme is the diversity access and social mobility scheme targeted at school children, sixth formers, undergraduates, graduates and postgraduate students previously run by BLD and now run by BLD Foundation, our charitable arm registered with the Charity Commission under registration number 1148365. 

The Scheme has a range of programmes providing 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. To contact the Foundation please email admin@BLDFoundation.org

"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

BLD Vodcasts

BLD Vodcasts

The BLD vodcasts (video podcasts) are divided into two categorie...

LLP Programme

LLP Programme

This programme within our Legal Gateway Scheme, including the video podcasts (vodcasts) is primarily targeted at ethnic minority law students and non-law students at university.

TCTL Programme

TCTL Programme

The Today's Children, Tomorrow's Lawyers programme is primarily targeted at ethnic minority and disadvantaged 14-to-17-year-olds. However, the programme and the various video podcasts (vodcasts) will benefit all children in this age group.

Mentoring Scheme

Mentoring Scheme

  At BLD we recognise the importance of role models and run&...

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Sponsorship

Sponsorship

The sponsors of our Legal Gateway Scheme are listed below. Whilst BLD is owned by Totally Management Ltd, a...

TCTL Schools

TCTL Schools

The schools listed below take part in our Today's Children, Tomorrow's Lawyers (TCTL) programme, which is pri...

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Baker & McKenzie LLP Withers
Totally Management Ltd Pinsent Masons Wragge and Co