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The Future of Legal Practice – Kush Birdi – S7E41

The episode encapsulates the essence of legal entrepreneurship and the personal growth that comes with it. This week we’re super excited to be chatting to Kush Birdi, co-founder of Birdi and Managing Partner of Birdi and Co Solicitors, a boutique law firm in London and Essex.  From the early days as a trainee solicitor to becoming the driving force behind a thriving boutique law firm. Discover how his unique leadership style has propelled the firm to success and set it apart

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Rob Hanna

Neurodiversity in the Legal Profession & Residential Property – Martin Whitehorn – S7E36

Learn about the challenges and progress in fostering neurodiversity inclusion within the legal industry. This week we’re super excited to be chatting with Martin Whitehorn, a distinguished property solicitor at Julie West Solicitors. Martin shares his unique journey into law and his subsequent achievements that have positioned him as a trailblazer in the legal community. Martin’s impressive legal career has not gone unnoticed. Featured in the Financial Times and named a legal hero by the Law Society in 2023, Martin has

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Rob Hanna

Championing Change: Diversity, Tech, and Access to Justice – Christina Blacklaws – S7E33

This week we’re super excited to be chatting Christina Blacklaws, trailblazer in the legal profession and a driving force at the intersection of law and technology.  With a remarkable career spanning over 30 years, Christina shares her journey from being a solicitor specializing in representing children in public law proceedings to becoming the first elected president of the Law Society. Beyond her professional endeavors, Christina shares her commitment to diversity, inclusion, and access to justice, highlighted by her role in

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Rob Hanna

Law Society Legal Hero: Child Marriage and Gender-Based Abuse – Shabina Begum – S7E32

 “When the passion starts to waver, and the novelty wears away, it feels tough, but it’s worth it. Keep going.” This week we’re super excited to be chatting with Shabina Begum, a trailblazing legal professional making waves in the realm of child marriage, gender-based violence, and women’s rights.  From her early experiences in Bangladesh to representing the UK at international workshops on early marriage, Shabina shares the eye-opening discoveries that led her to become a recognized expert on these critical issues.

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Rob Hanna

Family Law: From Career Advice to Emerging Trends – Yasmin Khan-Gunns – S7E27

Join us for a thought-provoking conversation about the intriguing world of family law. This week we’re super excited to be chatting with Yasmin Khan-Gunns, a specialist family solicitor with a unique perspective on the legal profession. Aside from being an expert on complex aspects of family law, she is also using her platform to educate her followers on family topics. She provides insights into misconceptions and myths surrounding family law, making legal knowledge accessible to a broader audience. Her multifaceted approach

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Season 7
Rob Hanna

The Law Society: Redefining the Legal Landscape – Lubna Shuja – S7E1

We celebrate the achievements and stories of exceptional women who have made a significant impact on their communities and the world. Throughout her career, Lubna Shuja has been a strong advocate for diversity and inclusion in the legal profession, working to break down barriers and create opportunities for underrepresented groups. In 2022, Lubna made history when she was elected as the first Asian, first Muslim, and seventh female president of the Law Society of England and Wales. In this role, she leads the

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