The Honourable Justice Choudhury will deliver a talk to Westminster students and alumni about how diversity is impacting the legal profession.
In the talk organised by Westminster’s law employability programme the Legal Skills Academy, Justice Choudhury will speak about diversity in the legal sector, drawing upon his own experiences at university and entering the Bar. He will outline what diversity means in the legal industry, whether it has improved and what steps are currently being taken to increase diversity. He will also discuss how legal professionals from different backgrounds are shaping the industry.
In the second part of his discussion, Justice Choudhury will give students advice about how to get a job in the legal sector. He will summarise his career history and the challenges he faced, as well as how to secure a position at a firm or chambers and tips for success.
Justice Choudhury was called to the Bar in 1992 and his practice mainly comprised of Employment and Public law. He was appointed a Recorder of the Crown Court in 2009, a Deputy High Court Judge in 2016 and a High Court Judge, assigned to the Queen’s Bench Division, in 2017. The Honourable Justice Choudhury has also recently been appointed to be President of the Employment Appeal Tribunal.
The talk will take place at 4.30pm on 23 January at Little Titchfield Street site and is open to all University of Westminster students and alumni.