Equal Opportunities: Access all areas
Widening access to the legal profession has been on the political agenda for decades, but unless higher education institutions and the professions can learn to work together, it is unlikely to be achieved, writes Lois Bibbings
The widening of access to law schools as well as access to the legal professions and the judiciary have been prominent in the current political debate. The aim is to extend the rate of participation within groups that are under represented, with an emphasis upon fairness, the recruitment of the best people and the creation of a diverse body of graduates, lawyers and judges.
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