Awards Ceremony

21 November

2017 Finalists

ORGANISATION/TEAM AWARDS

Recruiting Diverse Talent

  • Menzies Law
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Managing Diverse Talent

  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • Eversheds Sutherland

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR

Law Firm (Large)

  • Gowling WLG (UK) LLP
  • Hogan Lovells International LLP
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • Linklaters LLP

Law Firm (Sole practitioner or SME)

  • Descartes Solicitors – Evelyn Ofori-Koree (Principal and Director)
  • Fortune Law – Shainul Kassam (Founder)

Chambers

  • Garden Court Chambers
  • Western Circuit Women’s Forum

In-house Legal

  • Barclays – BLEW Programme
  • BNP Paribas
  • ITV – Legal Social Mobility Partnership

Outstanding Multi-cultural / BAME Employee Network

  • InterLaw Diversity Forum BAME Network
  • NOTICED (UK law firm diversity network – multiculturalism)

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

Diversity Champion

  • Caroline Newman (African Women Lawyers’ Association)
  • Rashda Rana SC (6 St James Hall Chambers)
  • Macky O’Sullivan (King & Spalding LLP)
  • Segun Osuntokun (Berwin Leighton Paisner)

BSN Rising Star

  • Charlene Brown (BNY Mellon)
  • Omosuyi Fred-Omojole (Dentons UKMEA LLP)
  • Zeenat Islam (25 Bedford Row)
  • Ofei Kwafo-Akoto (Proskauer Rose (UK) LLP)

BSN Lawyer of the Year

  • David Ampaw (DLA Piper)
  • Karen Cargill (Aon)
  • Millicent Grant (CILEx)
  • Ijeoma Okoli (JPMorgan Chase & Co)

BSN Lifetime Achievement

  • Dr Leslie Thomas QC (Chair and Joint Head, Garden Court Chambers)
  • Sarosh Zaiwalla (Founder & Senior Partner, Zaiwalla & Co)

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