6 July 2020Muireann Bolger

Law firms take aim at obstacles to BAME lawyers

Leading UK law firms have vowed to combat the career obstacles faced by  black, Asian and minority ethnic lawyers (BAME), after 17 top law firms signed the  Race Fairness Commitment (RFC).

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28 August 2020   A dozen law firms, including Baker McKenzie and Bird & Bird, have pledged to tackle the career obstacles faced by black, Asian and minority ethnic lawyers, by signing a Race Fairness Commitment.
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