"Many people choose not to drink and can be excluded from the majority of legal-related events and if someone chooses not to go to a networking event because they do not want to drink, and might feel uncomfortable, it could have a serious effect on their ability to network and form relationships with colleagues, peers and potential clients. This is manifestly unfair."
Speaking with The Law Society Gazette, partner Shabnam Ali-Khan reflects on her experience with drinking culture and highlights the need for change.
The full article is available to read online at The Law Society Gazette.
Shabnam is a partner in the enfranchisement team. She specialises in lease extension and enfranchisement matters, primarily under the Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 working with a variety of clients ranging from high net worth individuals and companies to individual leaseholders and investor landlords