1 October 2021

‘Racism is often subtle’

Dominic Carman

Featured in our Diversity Report (October 2021)


If you happen to be Black, you’re twice as likely to leave the profession earlier than your white counterparts – this must change, says Law Society president, I. Stephanie Boyce

According to her biography, I. Stephanie Boyce is the sixth female, the first Black office holder, the first person of colour and the second in-house solicitor in almost fifty years to become president of the Law Society of England and Wales. To reach a position where she represents 155,000 practising

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