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ADL Statement Regarding the BSB

Exams

27th July 2020

The Association is troubled and disheartened with the handling of Bar Professional Training Course students sitting the centralised exams in August. We are deeply concerned that these adverse measures undermine equality and diversity efforts at the Bar. Disabled students and students with health conditions have been disadvantaged and left behind.

Please click on the link below to access the statement in full.

'Cerebral palsy won't stop me becoming a lawyer'

28th March 2018

Daniel talks to the BBC about how his speech impairment has been seen as an issue but that he will fight to work in the only career that has ever interested him.

Cerebral Palsy and Education

21st June 2018

Our founder, Daniel Holt, spoke to Mala Patel, a solicitor at Bolt Burdon Kemp, about his journey to the Bar.

My cerebral palsy may affect my speech and mobility, but it won’t stop me becoming a barrister

11th May 2018

Daniel was featured in a Legal Cheek article, which covers his aspirations of being a barrister and for more diversity at the Bar.

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