Facing up to reality
Featured in our Diversity Report (October 2021)
Time and data gathering are cited as big problems, but very few firms admit that the relative absence of Black lawyers is their biggest diversity challenge
Diversity can be a manyheaded Hydra: for every problem solved, two more seem to emerge. But you would never appreciate that from reading law firm websites, where the word diversity features routinely, supplemented by positive abstract terms that are carefully chosen by expert marketing professionals to describe just how important D&I are to their firm.
June 2022 News
Law Commission proposals on corporate criminal liability
On 10 June 2022, the Law Commission published an options paper for the Government on how it can improve the law to ensure that corporations are effectively held to account for committing serious crimes. Tom McNeill and John Binns of the Financial Crime team at BCL Solicitors analyse the key points.