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The number of firms adopting contextual recruitment practices is growing, but structural inequality and a lack of representation at senior levels mean that BAME candidates still face challenges.
The legal industry must do more to improve access and opportunities for black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) individuals. This article focuses on BAME representation in the legal profession, while considering some of the issues surrounding and commercial benefits available to firms which embrace diversity and inclusivity.
Your vocational, professional legal training is the first step toward what we hope will be a rewarding and successful career, but many law students feel it is important to keep up appearances. There is a belief that in order to look good, you have to give the impression that you are a potential professional with ambition and drive.
I have not yet been able to land a training contract and still need to take the LPC, but with course fees so expensive and no guaranteed job upon finishing, is it too much of a risk to take the LPC without having secured a training contract first?