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  • My Pride Story: I’ve been at my firm 17 years – trainees are much more open now

    • 4 Jul 2017
    • The Lawyer

    I joined Hogan Lovells (or Lovell White Durrant as it then was) as a trainee solicitor in 2000 and have been a partner in the financial services litigation team since 2012.

  • My Pride Story: LGBT students must ask firms the challenging questions

    • 2 Jul 2017
    • The Lawyer

    Vera Vollmann is a trainee solicitor at Slaughter and May.

  • My Pride Story: “I came out at 15 but worried about being open in a law firm”

    • 25 Jun 2017
    • The Lawyer

    I came out to friends and family at the age of 15. I was living in a market town called Macclesfield at the time where there was no visible LGBT community and although there were over 1,000 students at my secondary school, I was not aware of anyone who was openly gay at the school.

  • My Pride Story: “I’m a trans QC – I dreaded telling people but have had amazing support”

    • 21 Jun 2016
    • The Lawyer

    2 Temple Gardens’ Caroline Harrison QC concludes our ‘My Pride Story’ series with her experience of joining the Bar as Michael to taking silk as Caroline.

  • My Pride Story: “I’m black and queer. We need more role models”

    • 20 Jun 2016
    • The Lawyer

    Isaac Eloi is a paralegal and future trainee at Midlands firm Freeths. This is his Pride Story.

  • My Pride Story: “I was disowned by my family but I’m accepted at the bar”

    • 19 Jun 2016
    • The Lawyer

    Today’s Pride week profile features No 5 Chambers barrister S Chelvan.

  • My Pride Story: “The clerks knew long before I told the barristers”

    • 16 Jun 2016
    • Joanne Harris

    In today’s Pride Story, Hardwicke’s Brie Stevens-Hoare QC acknowledges the ‘privileged’ position she finds herself in – but says it was not always the case.

  • My Pride Story: “I’ve always been out – and now I’m a managing partner”

    • 15 Jun 2016
    • The Lawyer

    Ahead of London’s Pride parade next weekend, Fieldfisher managing partner Michael Chissick shares his experiences.

  • My Pride Story: “I kept quiet until I became my set’s senior clerk”

    • 14 Jun 2016
    • The Lawyer

    3 Hare Court senior clerk James Donovan is the latest interview in our series of profiles to mark London Pride week.

  • My Pride Story: “I’m a trans partner in the City and I’m happy to be a role model”

    • 13 Jun 2016
    • The Lawyer

    In the second in our series of profiles to mark London Pride, we speak to Gowling WLG partner Clare Fielding.

  • My Pride Story: “I went back into the closet when I started in law, but I’m out now and proud”

    • 12 Jun 2016
    • The Lawyer

    Daisy Reeves is a banking partner at Berwin Leighton Paisner.