Firms' diversity to be ranked in CRE-BSN top 100

Begum, Husnara
August 2005
Lawyer;8/1/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 30, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on the partnership between Black Solicitors Network company and Great Britain Commission for Racial Equality to launch the first league table ranking law firms by diversity. Endorsement of the project by the Department for Constitutional Affairs and Law Society; Objective of the project; Publication of the survey's results in the periodical.


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