Inclusivity in the legal profession: practical advice for your team
In the legal workplace, inclusion is everything. Greater inclusion directly results in increased productivity, wellbeing, and staff retention. Our new report outlines practical steps to make your legal workplace more inclusive and effective.
November 23 2022
Flex Trainee: how Next 15 found the perfect SQE trainee
Flex Trainee is our SQE qualification programme, designed to help diverse, talented aspiring lawyers from socially mobile backgrounds get into the industry. We had a chat with Mark Sanford, General Counsel at Next15 Communications, about their experience of the scheme so far.
How The Crown Estate found their first ever legal trainee
The Crown Estate are a historic and unique company, and a partner for our Flex Trainee scheme. They share our vision for a more socially mobile, inclusive legal profession. Read about the work we've been doing together!
April 28 2022
Life and diversity at the Bar with Oscar Davies
Oscar Davies is a practicing barrister at Lamb Chambers, and was the first barrister in the UK to publicly identify as non-binary. Oscar and Louise have a thought-provoking discussion about the Bar, why legal TV shows aren't representative, and diversity within the law.
How Phoenix Group are improving legal industry diversity
Flex Trainee is our SQE qualification programme, designed to help diverse, talented aspiring lawyers from socially mobile backgrounds get into the industry. We had a chat with Sarah Gormley, Head of General Counsel Operational Excellence at Phoenix Group, to hear about their experience of the scheme so far.
November 12 2021
Will the SQE affect diversity in the legal profession?
The legal industry is at its best when it reflects the people it serves. This is why law firms are being pressured to attract more diverse legal professionals, and the SQE will hopefully help solve that problem. But can the SQE meaningfully affect diversity in the industry? Find out here.