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Jessica Powers authors article for ‘Lessons Learnt’ feature of Counsel Magazine

April 2, 2024 | Articles
Jessica Powers authors article for ‘Lessons Learnt’ feature of Counsel Magazine

In her article ‘Driving Change’, which features in Counsel Magazine’s April issue, Jessica Powers discusses the complexities of driving diversity and inclusion within barrister recruitment and retention, sharing practical insights and lessons gleaned from experience.

Equality of opportunity for teenagers and students are too late for many: more must be done from primary school age.

Read full article here, (see pages 14 & 15)

Jessica Powers has been instrumental in spearheading our DEI initiatives, leading to multiple nominations and awards. Most recently New Square Chambers has been named finalists in this year’s Legal 500 ESG UK Awards, earning recognition in the ‘Governance: Initiative/Team of the Year’ category. Late last year, Jessica was awarded in the ‘Diversity & Inclusion: Future Leader’ category at Chambers UK Bar Awards, with NSC also named as a finalist in the ‘Diversity & Inclusion: Outstanding Set’ category. Additionally, Jessica was recognised as ‘Barrister of the Year’ at the Inspirational Women in Law Awards.

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