Bar Standards Board launches reverse mentoring scheme


Muireann Bolger

Bar Standards Board launches reverse mentoring scheme /

The Bar Standards Board (BSB) has unveiled a pilot reverse mentoring programme, in which student and pupil barristers from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds will mentor senior white barristers. The scheme, launched on September 2, is designed to foster a more inclusive culture at the bar, by providing an insight into people’s experiences of racism and pairing individuals who might not otherwise have come together. The first pairing will be between Elisha Lindsay, a black female bar student and race equality activist, and Paul Stanley of Essex Court ChambersThe scheme has been developed by...

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