neuberger_185x185_591822aOn 12 March 2014 Lord Neuberger gave a speech to the House of Commons (titled the Rainbow Lecture 2014), the purpose of which was to address the issues of minority representation in the legal sphere.

Lord Neuberger acknowledged that “it is much, much easier to talk, write, compile statistics and pontificate about the important issues than it is actually to do something about them”, but highlighted that there have been improvements in the area. He mentioned steps that had been taken to rectify the under-representation of some of the country’s social groups, but advised that everyone must do more. Continue reading »