Speaking with AJ Chambers, partner Shabnam Ali-Khan discusses her career trajectory to date, and her passion surrounding social mobility and BAME (black, Asian and minority ethnic) issues within the legal professions. She discusses how social mobility and BAME issues have gained greater momentum in recent years and shares her advice to aspiring solicitors and barristers.
"Don’t try to be something you are not. Certainly don’t change who you are fundamentally to fit in. Crucially, embrace your diversity. You are going to come across people from lots of different backgrounds and cultures. There will be clients from all over the world. Use what makes you different to help you connect with a much wider range of people."
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