Urban Lawyers is a charity founded by Dr Tunde Okewale OBE, Barrister at Doughty Street Chambers.
The charity works to makes the law (in its academic, practical and career contexts) more accessible to marginalised groups in society.
What we do
Urban Lawyers focuses on educating young people from underrepresented backgrounds about their legal rights as well as tackling the diversity issues within the legal profession by providing workshops, mentoring, coaching and networking opportunities.
Urban Lawyers is a charity founded by Tunde Okewale.
Urban Lawyers celebrates its 5 year anniversary at Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (now Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP).
Urban Lawyers holds its first Urban Lawyers Careers Conference.
Urban Lawyers launches Urban Lawyers Heroes at its annual careers conference.
Urban Lawyers will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary with a series of events throughout the year.
Urban Lawyers' Red carpet Just Mercy Screening with Byran Stevenson, Michael B Jordan and Jamie Foxx.
Urban Lawyers Launches Prison project with HMP Pentonville.
Legal Department of luxury fashion brand, Manolo Blahnik, joins Dr Tunde Okewale OBE and his charity, Urban Lawyers, in launching joint educational initiative to widen participation in the law''-In Law.
Urban Lawyers partners up with urban music outlet and Entertainment outlet and entertainment platform "GRM" to create "Law , Schooled". Law, Schooled provides information about the law in the context of music, entertainment, and popular culture.
Urban Lawyers have in partnership with the Legal Inclusion and Diversity team at Netflix created a series of events to provide an introduction for those seeking out legal careers in the Media and entertainment industries. The events will raise aspirations for students and young professionals from diverse/under-represented backgrounds to explore the pathways into different professions within Netflix and the entertainment industry.