Women, ethnic minorities and solicitors: the courts need you

Robbins, Jon
December 2005
Lawyer;12/5/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 47, p72
Trade Publication
The article reports that change is on the way regarding the legal system in Great Britain, particularly with regards to opportunities given to women, ethnic minorities and solicitors to become members of the court. The Judicial Appointments Commission is expected to lead the way in increasing diversity.


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