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UWE Equity Prize

Law firm Ashfords LLP was delighted to have sponsored the University of the West of England’s Equity essay competition. The winners were celebrated at the UWE Bristol Awards Ceremonies, held at Bristol Cathedral on 27 November 2019.

UWE Bristol’s comprehensive Equity Programme is a forward-looking community of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) student talent from all over UWE Bristol. It incorporates coaching, workshops and networking events. National statistics indicate that BAME students often face a disadvantage in the jobs market after graduating. Equity is part of UWE Bristol’s commitment towards empowering BAME students to achieve great things after finishing university.

The competition was open to BAME students from any faculty at UWE Bristol. The Legal Tech essay prize was awarded to Atira Burton, for her critical analysis of the challenges and opportunities that developments in the legal tech sphere present to a law firm like Ashfords....

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