Lords Committee hears from associations representing women and ethnic minority lawyers

23 November 2011

The Committee are looking into whether the judicial appointment process is fair, open and transparent, whether it is effective in ensuring an appropriately independent judiciary and whether more should be done to ensure diversity in the judiciary.


At 10:30am, Wednesday 23 November, in Committee Room 1, Palace of Westminster

  • Nwabueze Nwokolo, Chair, Black Solicitors Network and Council Member, Minority Ethnic Concerns, the Law Society of England and Wales
  • Cordella Bart-Stewart, Immigration Judge and former Chair, Black Solicitors Network
  • Frances Burton, The Association of Women Barristers
  • Joy Van Cooten, Chairwoman, Association of Women Solicitors

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