Aims & Objectives


 

The BSN City Group is the City arm of the Black Solicitors Network and was formed in 2008 with the aim of focusing on the needs of, and issues affecting, black commercial lawyers (both in-house and in private practice) practising in and around the City of London and Canary Wharf ("City lawyers").

Objectives:

  • Provide networking opportunities for City lawyers
  • Promote and develop relationships within the profession among in-house counsel and private practice lawyers
  • Encourage and facilitate initiatives for professional development and to promote diversity within the legal profession
  • Provide a forum for mentoring and career counselling for City lawyers at all levels

    The BSN City Group welcomes the support and assistance of City law firms and organisations, lawyers and like-minded professionals so that it can fulfil its mission and build sustainable professional relationships.

Committee


PAULETTE MASTIN
Paulette Mastin

Counsel at Linklaters LLP and Chair of the BSN City Group.

TREVOR JAMES
Trevor James

Partner at Morrison & Foerster LLP.

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Sharon Thomas

Vice President – Legal at GENPACT

Samallie Kiyingi
Samallie Kiyingi

Managing Director, ADI Advisors

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Bayo Odubeko

Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

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Musonda Kapotwe

Director, Citigroup Global Markets

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Nana Darko

Managing Associate, Linklaters LLP

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Akima Paul Lambert

Associate, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

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Pamela Dusu

Transaction Counsel, Rwanda Development Board, Kigali