About Us

BLD, also known as the Black Lawyers Directory, was launched in 2006 and was the brainchild of Debo Nwauzu.

At BLD we strive to achieve our fundamental aim of highlighting and promoting diversity within the legal profession in a multitude of ways, including:

  • The publication of the annual ground-breaking Black Letter Law publication, which showcases the achievements of those of African, Asian, Caribbean and other ethnic minority backgrounds - from partners at the UK top 100 law firms all the way up to High Court Judges. Regular networking, training and other social events.

  • Membership Subscription with a host of benefits.