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Mentoring Scheme for underrepresented groups offers places to nearly 200 applicants

One Essex Court is delighted to announce that the ten sets of Chambers participating in the Mentoring Scheme for underrepresented groups have, between them, offered places on the scheme to nearly 200 applicants from groups that are underrepresented at the Bar.

The scheme will make a real contribution to increasing opportunity and diversity at the Bar, by providing mentees with a source of information and advice, and by making it clear that a career at the Bar is open to anyone, from any background.

Further details about the scheme are available here

It is open to people from underrepresented groups including women; people from minority ethnic backgrounds; people with disabilities; LGBT+ people; people who spent time in care; and people from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds. 

The participating sets of Chambers are:

Blackstone Chambers

Brick Court Chambers

Essex Court Chambers

Fountain Court Chambers

Gatehouse Chambers

Keating Chambers

7 King’s Bench Walk

Monckton Chambers

One Essex Court Chambers

3 Verulam Buildings