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International Refugee Conference

‎Following  a legal and medical fact finding mission to Sicily, and Lampedusa in June 2015 supported by the Pakistani Medical Association, followed by a visit to Calais in September 2015, the Association of Muslim Lawyers & the Society of Black Lawyers will be hosting a conference entitled the "The Current Refugee and Migrant Crisis- Do they have a place in Europe" at Central Hall Westminster (Storey's Gate, London, SW1H 9NH) on 12

Black Letter Law 2015 Event at Slaughter & May

The Black Letter Law Event this year is on 11 June 2015 at Magic Circle Law firm Slaughter & May when the publication will be launched. The theme this year is Habits of Highly Successful People. Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase our ground-breaking Black Letter Law 2015 publication. Our distinguished panellists will share the habits that has help them succeed.

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Diversity Event in London

BLD is proud to co-sponsor the upcoming London diversity event by the Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession which is hosted by CMS Cameron McKenna on Tuesday 17 March 2015. BLD founder, Debo Nwauzu will also be speaking at the event. See this flyer for further information and register for free at:

Event Date: 17 March 2015
Start: 10:30
End: 17:00

Karim Khalil becomes head of One Paper Buildings

Karim who graduated from Queen's College, Cambridge was called to the Bar in 1984 and became one of the youngest Recorders in 1997, taking silk in 2003. 

Karim specialises in major crime, civil actions against the police and health and safety. 

Nwabueze Nwokolo seeks re-election to Law Society Council BME seat

The Law Society Council elections are looming and this year seven candidates are chasing the three seats up for grabs. Those looking for your vote, in alphabetical order, are: Sundeep Singh Bhatia, Colin Leyland Patrick Bobb-Semple, Mohammed Nawaz Khan, Philip Do Youn Kim, Pragnesh Modhwadia, Nwabueze Nwokolo and Mohammad Aslan Sheikh.

LAPG launches 11th Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards

The Legal Aid Practitioners Group is seeking nominations for the 2013 Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards, which are now into their eleventh year.

Africa Legal Seminar

BDO and DMJ Legal are delighted to invite you to a seminar which will focus on the African Legal Market. The Panel will lead a discussion on working in Africa, drawing upon their own experiences.


Black Letter Law Event 2012 and the official launch of the annual Black Letter Law publication

This evening BLD launches it's annual Black Letter Law publication 2012, in an event taking place at city law firm Baker & McKenzie LLP.  

Top Human Rights Lawyer Saima Chahal Keynote Speaker at Black Letter Law 2012 Launch

BLD launches Black Letter Law 2012 on 8th November 2012 at the global law firm, Baker & McKenzie. The book is sponsored for the third year in a row by The Law Society.

The  keynote speaker is the top human rights and civil liberties lawyer Saimo Chahal, partner at Bindmans LLP.

Courtenay Griffiths QC joins 25 Bedford Row Chambers

Courtenay Griffiths QC, former co-head of chambers at Garden Court Chambers joins 25 Bedford Row Chambers in October 2012. 25 Bedford Row is described by Chambers and Partners as "Innovative" with "Reputation for excellence".  Read more about Courtenay.