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Personal Injury, High-Profile Cases, & Social Diversity – Trevor Sterling – S7E39

What are the strategies we need to implement to foster diversity within the firm and the wider legal community? This week we’re super excited to chat with Trevor Sterling, Senior Partner at Moore Barlow. He has a remarkable 40-year journey in the legal profession, focusing on his specialisation in personal injury and major trauma cases. Beyond his legal career, Trevor Sterling is active in promoting diversity and inclusion. His commitment to being a ladder for others to climb is evident, emphasising the

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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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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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Fertility in the Workplace
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Fertility in the Workplace Miniseries: Aspiring Lawyers, Recruitment and Retention

The ‘Fertility in the Workplace’ Miniseries, featuring Natalie Sutherland and Somaya Ouazzani,  delves into how fertility in the workplace can be addressed more openly and how law firms can do a better job at acknowledging the challenges faced around fertility. The series looks into tackling fertility issues as a lawyer, in addition to family planning and becoming parents. Natalie Sutherland is a Partner at Burgess Mee, a Family Law Firm and their first fertility officer. Natalie has experience handling surrogacy matters, based in the

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