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Raising the bar for inclusion

Event Details


Global | March 11, 2021

Watch our discussion about The BlackNorth Initiative, the Law Firm Pledge, a collective agreement for change and how the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers (“CABL”) is supporting the Black legal community.

Hosted by Carole Diop, chair of our Origins employee resource group and moderated by Walied Soliman, our guest speakers Wes Hall and Raphael Tachie share stories about their career journeys, achievements, motivations and the road ahead to support the inclusion and advancement of Black lawyers.


  • Carole Diop, Partner and Chair of Origins, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada
  • Walied Soliman, Canadian Chair, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada
  • Wes Hall, Executive Chairman and Founder, BlackNorth Initiative
  • Raphael Tachie, President, Canadian Association of Black Lawyers

This is a 60-minute webinar and its delivery is available in English only.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits

cpd banner for British Columbia This program qualifies for 1 hour of CPD credits and will count towards the Law Society of British Columbia practice management CPD requirement.
law society of ontario banner This program contains one hour of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Professionalism content, which may be claimed towards the Law Society of Ontario's Substantive Hours CPD requirement.