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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 el...

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

"I welcome this Directory and the opportunity it presents to ensure a truly diverse legal profession."
Baroness Scotland, Former Attorney General and the current Shadow Attorney General

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&...

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

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...

Withers Judicial appointments
Baker & McKenzie LLP Pinsent Masons
Judicial Appointments Commission Wragge and Co Totally Management Ltd