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Sarah currently leads on enhancing ethnic minority recruitment and retention practices, and is the partner champion and sponsor for the ethnic minority network (DIVERSE) within the firm. She is on the Recruitment Strategy Committee and works with RARE, a specialised graduate recruitment agency that finds the most talented ethnic minority students. She is a highly visible role model for all lawyers and employees at Slaughter and May, and is an active mentor, both formally and informally for ethnic minority lawyers within the firm. She has undertaken many speaking engagements to profile ethnic minority leadership as a lawyer, including speaking at secondary schools and university careers events with significant populations of ethnic minority students. Within the wider legal community, she set up the diversity partners forum and has sat on various panels discussing the attraction, recruitment and retention of ethnic minority lawyers. She is ranked as a leader in Chambers UK and The Legal 500 and has recently been appointed as a Commissioner of the Judicial Appointments Commission, an independent statutory body with responsibility for selecting judges for the Courts and Tribunals of England and Wales, with an express remit to encourage diversity in candidates available for judicial selection.

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