First ever LegalTalent contest sees sisters clinch £5,000 prize for diversity-focused mooting scheme

Judging panel of senior GCs choose winning entry after Dragons’ Den-style contest

Nottingham University law student Queenie Djan and Leigh Day events manager Yolanda Kibuukamusoke have won Legal Week’s inaugural LegalTalent competition, for a proposal aiming to boost diversity in the legal progression.

The sisters clinched the prize for their ‘Lawyer Like Me’ scheme, which would link law firms with secondary schools and then organise and host moots focused on minority students.

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