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Thank-you to all the female lawyers who have helped me on my journey

My career in the legal profession has been varied and allowed me to navigate a path to find what is of particular interest to me. To date I have worked and acquired experiences at Stewarts, Freemans, LMP, BCLP and now FLIP. Throughout my time, I have had the opportunity to work alongside many talented and impressive female lawyers who have been outstanding in their field and given me a role model to follow.

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Passing on the light

Diwali or Deepawali (latter meaning “row of lighted lamps in Sanskrit) is one of the major festivals celebrated by Hindus, Jains and Sikhs (Bandi Chhor Divas) and Newar Buddhists. Each have their differing beliefs, rituals and regionally across India, the worship of different deities to mark the occasion. It is one of the social festivals of India that has an array of other national and dharmic festivals for celebration.

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Perspectives from members who have a disability

The EDI Committee is working hard on a number of projects. These cast a spotlight on various aspects of EDI: the privileges that many of us as members have, as well as the additional challenges that many others of us have to manage, at times battle with, and at other times are able to celebrate. These additional challenges and privileges of course reflect those of the general public - our clients that we all do our best to assist in our professional lives.

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Regions of otherness

When I was asked to write this, I was told “the more personal it is, the better”, which put me off putting pen to paper. My experience of being a Black LGBT+ person growing up in the UK in the 90s is deeply personal and bite-sized versions of a formative human experience made me worried about being misquoted, misunderstood and judged.

Understanding your own experience, or indeed the experience of others, is an ongoing process. So, this will be a “where I am right now at my current state of evolution and understanding”.

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