'We shouldn't be frightened of targets and quotas' - black partners on the career barriers facing BAME lawyers

Black lawyers at firms including DLA, Linklaters and Ashurst on why ethnic minorities are so underrepresented at the top end of the UK legal profession

Sandra Wallace never imagined she could make partner, let alone reach a leadership position at a top law firm.

“Being a lawyer and getting onto the executive board of a global law firm seemed inconceivable for a person from my background. My father was a painter and decorator and my mother was a housekeeper.”

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