Plenary

Toni Kent opened our conference by drawing on her own life experiences, before we heard from Nicholas Cheffings, Executive Chair, PRIME.

Patricia Christias, Assistant General Counsel at Microsoft and Sarah Macdonald, Chief Legal Officer at KFC, explored the client perspective on social mobility and what they expect from their panel law firms.

Our panel discussed the past, present and future of social mobility, identifying challenges and opportunities for law firms.

I.Stephanie Boyce, President of The Law Society, leads us into the breakout session by discussing the importance of “Ensuring the sector, that we all work in, can become more diverse, more fair, and more representative.”

Closing Plenary

Delegates heard from Sian Hughes, Head of Diversity and Inclusion at The Solicitors Regulation Authority and then Nicholas Cheffings, Executive Chair, PRIME, brought the conference to a close.

 

Supporting Videos

Our Exhibitors

Aspiring Solicitors Foundation help individuals over 18 fulfil their ambition of a career in the legal profession, by providing vital financial assistance to support their commitment and dedication.

AS Foundation Apply Now Flyer 2021
AS Foundation Please Donate Flyer
AS Foundation Laptop Offer 2021

Breaking Barriers offer a unique approach to helping refugees in London find meaningful employment and thus rebuild their lives and integrate into their new home.

Welcome to Breaking Barriers
Breaking Barriers Introduction
Breaking Barriers Annual Report
Breaking Barriers Impact Report
Breaking Barriers Academy Overview
Fuse Overview
Fuse Action Plan
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The Brokerage is a City of London based social mobility charity connecting young Londoners and employers. Some of our member firms work with the Brokerage to recruit students for their PRIME programmes.

About Us

Formerly MyKindaFuture, Connectr is for businesses where people belong. Connectr helps build a sense of belonging with all people, from candidates to employees, and creates a culture where everyone is included.

Through Connectr’s products and services, we put the ‘human’ back in HR and deliver a new way to form human connections, turn D&I strategy into reality, and provide an engagement and mentoring platform that people love to use.

Connectr for Employees
Connectr for Candidates
City of London Taskforce
Science of Mentoring Whitepaper
Belonging Research Report

SEO London prepare talented students from ethnic minority or low socioeconomic backgrounds for Career Success. SEO Schools helps high achieving students in Years 11-13 broaden their horizons through access to academic, professional and enrichment opportunities.

Presentation
Overview
Alternative Investment Programme
Training Calendar

The Sutton Trust champion social mobility through programmes, research and policy influence. Many of our member firms run their PRIME work experience using the Sutton Trust’s Pathways to Law Programme, offering the opportunity to explore what entering the legal profession might look like.

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