Pathways into Law – Diverse Perspectives; an online event as part of Black History Month.

Designed to give students interested in in pursuing a career in the legal sector the opportunity to hear from legal practitioners about the various pathways into law and their perspectives on promoting diversity in the legal profession.

Chaired by Mr Justice Pushpinder Saini, speakers will include Mellissa Akinya (Solicitor Advocate and CILEx Qualified lawyer for the GLD), Tayibba Bajwa (Doughty Street), Gary Pryce (New Square) and Nancy Williams (5 Pump Court), as well as representatives from 10,000 Black Interns, Bridging the Bar and SEO (Sponsors for Educational Opportunity).

Event details

This event is for all students who are considering a career in law.

Location: Online

Date: Wednesday 12 October

Registration: 6.15pm (online)

Cost: Free

Session Speakers
Panel 1 Mr Justice Saini KC: Introduction
Mark Robinson: Chair
Gary Pyrce: Barrister – New Square Chambers
Mellissa Akinya: CILEx qualified solicitor, Solicitor Advocate at the GLD, Department of Transport
Tayibba Bajwa: Doughty Street
Daniel Adejumo: Associate at Eversheds Sutherland
Panel 2 Nancy Williams: Chair
Anu Lal: Bridging the Bar
Yi Kang: SEO
10,000 Black Interns
Breakout Room Joel Semakula
Peter Egaue
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