The junior Bar-which makes by far the largest contribution to the diversity of the profession as a whole-is at risk of sinking as a result of lockdown

June 29, 2020
Zoe Chapman and Francesca Kirby look at ways the Bar can redouble diversity efforts in Counsel Magazine:

In April 2020, the Bar Council warned that COVID-19 could undo the Bar’s efforts to improve diversity amongst the profession. This stark warning stems from a survey which revealed that the interruptions caused by the COVID-19 crisis mean that the publicly funded Bar and the young Bar is at risk of sinking, as a result of the limited access to work…