Discrimination

Ethnic minorities ‘marching’ into leadership in law

The number of ethnic minority solicitors is steadily increasing, the so-called 'race report' has revealed

Civil justice backlog: Peers call for urgent measures

Government must act urgently to address the case backlog in the family and civil courts, peers said in a new report

30 Mar 2021 | ADR & Mediation

‘No jab, no job’: Employers spark legal debate

Trade unions condemn businesses taking a ‘no jab, no job’ stance over covid-19 vaccinations

19 Feb 2021 | Discrimination

How to get a new disability recognised in law

Radiation sickness sufferers are fighting to have their condition recognised as a disability, as Jessica Learmond-Criqui explains

07 Jan 2021 | Discrimination

Employment discrimination claimants face more than a year's wait

Employment discrimination claimants face waiting until at least December 2021 for their hearings because of a lack of resources

Championing Diversity

Bahareh Amani learnt the hard way that we need to do more to make the law a welcoming profession

01 Oct 2020 | Discrimination

Eradicating unconscious 
racial bias

Rachel Rothwell reports on how firms are responding to the global awakening around race

12 Aug 2020 | Discrimination

Law Society to examine BAME under-representation

The Law Society is launching virtual roundtable discussions to explore why BAME solicitors are under-represented at the senior level

16 Jul 2020 | Discrimination

SQE concerns at BAME attainment gap

The final design of the Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE) has been unveiled but there are continued concerns at the black and minority ethnic (BAME) attainm

01 Jun 2020 | Discrimination

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