Urban Lawyers

Urban Lawyers is a charity founded by Dr Tunde Okewale MBE, Barrister at Doughty Street Chambers.

The Charity works to make the law (in its academic, practical and career contexts) more accessible to marginalised groups in society.

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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.

Timeline

2010
Urban Lawyers is a charity founded by Tunde Okewale.

2015
Urban Lawyers celebrates its 5 year anniversary at Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (now Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP).

2016
Urban Lawyers holds its first Urban Lawyers Careers Conference.

2018
Urban Lawyers launches Urban Lawyers Heroes at its annual careers conference.

2020
Urban Lawyers will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary with a series of events throughout the year.

2021
Urban Lawyers Launches Prison project with HMP Pentonville.

2022
Legal Department of luxury fashion brand, Manolo Blahnik, joins Dr Tunde Okewale MBE and his charity, Urban Lawyers, in launching joint educational initiative to widen participation in the law''-In Law.

Providing access to the law for everyone

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UL SOCIETIES

Urban Lawyers now have societies across the UK! We have societies based in the following cities and universities:

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UOB
SHEFFIELD
UWE

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