Practice Notes: Discrimination

Eradicating unconscious 
racial bias

Rachel Rothwell reports on how firms are responding to the global awakening around race

12 Aug 2020

Law Society to examine BAME under-representation

The Law Society is launching virtual roundtable discussions to explore why BAME solicitors are under-represented at the senior level

16 Jul 2020

SQE concerns at BAME attainment gap

The final design of the Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE) has been unveiled but there are continued concerns at the black and minority ethnic (BAME) attainm

01 Jun 2020

It's Time to Act

The profession must look inwards to tackle systemic racial inequality, says Trevor Sterling

01 Jun 2020

Lemon juice and denial

The profession would do better on diversity issues if it wasn’t in denial, as Robert Hunter explains

26 May 2020

Disabled lawyers bullied and disadvantaged

The legal profession has a long way to go to address poor behaviour, said a report that revealed many disabled lawyers experience bullying, pain and fatigu

24 Jan 2020

Vegan’s belief system protected under equality law

Ethical veganism satisfies the legal tests required to amount to a philosophical belief for the purposes of equality law, an employment judge has determine

06 Jan 2020

Solicitor wins unfair dismissal and indirect sex discrimination claims

Tribunal finds ‘serious and fundamental shortcomings’ in Switalskis’ disciplinar

19 Jun 2017

GLS v Brookes: Discriminatory recruitment practices

The case of a law student who brought a claim against the Government Legal Service shows the diverse ways in which disability discrimination can arise, wri

14 Jun 2017

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