Getting advice from experienced LGBT lawyers who are confident enough to be themselves helped Miles Tonkin secure a training contract at Herbert Smith Freehills Traditionally mentoring has been associated with the straight white male world. And there is no doubt that the “Old Boys’ Club” has been very effective in its bringing together of like-minded… Read More ‘Traditionally mentoring has been associated with the straight white male world’
Below are 5 short interviews with individuals who have either attended the DiversCity in Law event and gone on to be mentees or have participated in the event and are now mentors. Each person explains who they are, what you can gain from attending the DiversCity in Law event and why you should apply.
Last year we asked a number of LGBT lawyers – from trainees to partners – about their experiences working at city law firms, being LGBT in the city and any advice they would give to prospective lawyers. It’s a great read for any LGBT person looking to work at a city law firm. Read what they… Read More Thoughts from LGBT lawyers
This year’s DiversCity in Law recruitment event will take place on the 1 December and will be hosted by Pinsent Masons. Apply before the 10 November for your chance to attend this unmissable event. This award-winning event gives prospective LGBT lawyers insight into working in the legal profession from successful LGBT city lawyers and how… Read More 3 weeks until DiversCity in Law event application deadline
On the 14 July 2015 DiversCity in Law won the ‘Inclusive Recruitment Award’ at the Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion (enei) awards ceremony, which too place at The Law Society, London. Patrick McCann, one of the founders of DiversCity in Law, said ‘winning the Inclusive Recruitment Award at the ENEI awards is a fantastic… Read More DiversCity wins award at 2015 enei awards
DiversCity 2014 was shortlisted in the ENEI Awards under the Inclusive Recruitment Category. Congratulations to all those involved in making this event a success. The awards are in July so keep your fingers crossed until then!
Gabby Herron, an Associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer speaks to The Student Lawyer about DiversCity in Law, an event aimed at getting future LGBT lawyers into the City. The Student Lawyer interviewed her after the event to get her thoughts on the drive to get more LGBT students into the City. A must read article… Read More DiversCity in Law – A Follow Up with Gabby Herron