“It’s not enough to be invited to the party – you need to be asked to dance too!” Perspectives on Black History Month

To celebrate Black History Month in the UK, Chambers Diversity spoke with three diversity champions to hear about their eye-opening experiences as BAME lawyers working in the legal profession. I found out what Black History Month means to them, their experiences working in law, and their view[…]

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Black History Month: The intersection of race and sexuality, and the fight for LGBT rights in the Caribbean – an interview with Jason Jones

Jason Jones is a man on a mission. Describing himself as being “hard-wired” to take on the challenge, he has brought a case to the High Court of Trinidad and Tobago to overturn the ‘buggery laws’ left over from British colonial rule. Unafraid of ruffling[…]

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Black History Month: A conversation with Ellisen Turner, the first African-American Managing Partner at Irell & Manella, LLP

You worked as a software engineer before going to law school, what prompted that career shift and what was the most difficult aspect of it? At 17, I left for college with a goal to study biomedical engineering and develop robotic, prosthetic limbs and organs.[…]

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