Thank you so much to Wintrade Global for inviting me to the Wintrade Global Summit 2023 at the UK House of Lords on Wednesday 15th March 2023 and honouring me with this year’s legal award.
I am very grateful to Viv Ahmun (bottom right), Black Men for Change, Patricia Lamour (bottom left) and Dr Yvonne Thompson.
The unconditional love and support of female friends is priceless.
Diane Abbott MP and Bell Ribeiro-Addy MP continue to have my back – in good times and in bad times, in public and in private.
Love these women!
It was a real honour to meet the Reverend Al Sharpton for breakfast in New York whilst on a recent trip to New York and Washington. He was absolutely charming.
I am really happy to have moved to Staple Inn Chambers, my new barrister home, where I will be clerked by my old Senior Clerk Lee Williams. Great clerks are worth their weight in gold and Lee gave me so much unstinting support during my pupillage. I am delighted to be working with him again! My Staple Inn Chambers’ profile is available to read here.
This morning I was heartbroken to attend – via livestream – the funeral of Ken Rogers, former Head of Chambers at the former Invictus Chambers.
Ken changed the course of my life forever. After having had my first pupillage offer withdrawn in 2013 and then the second chambers I was supposed to undertake pupillage with collapsing in 2017, Ken kept my dream of going to the Bar alive by taking me in at Invictus Chambers in 2018. Continue reading “Thank you, Ken Rogers”