Navigating the barriers: is it game on for aspiring BAME lawyers?
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Russell-Cooke solicitors podcast. On 22 July 2020 Russell-Cooke hosted an online event for aspiring solicitors from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds.

The panel discussion featured prominent external speakers I. Stephanie Boyce, current deputy Vice-President of the Law Society, Paulette Mastin, Counsel at Linklaters and President of the Black Solicitors Network and Isaac Eloi, trainee at Freeths and co-founder of the Black Men in Law network.

The event was chaired by Russell-Cooke partner and Precious Award winner Kizzy Augustin and introduced by Gareth Ledsham, Equality Diversity and Inclusion lead at the firm. Also on the panel to discuss their experiences were partner Shabnam Ali-Khan and associate Rebecca Olaniyan.

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