A racial diversity row has broken out between family law organisation Resolution and its members, with a former member accusing Resolution of “trying to silence a BAME voice”.

Mena Ruparel, a former member of the organisation’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) committee raised her concerns on social media and called Resolution a “private members club”.

“Many BAME solicitors have sent me direct messages [DM] of support but are too scared to speak out publicly”, she said.

“Overwhelmingly, the DMs are from people of colour who think they will lose work or suffer backlash for speaking out.”

She accused Resolution of fobbing her off for ...

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