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As managing partner of the London office of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP), Segun is a visible advocate for social inclusion and ethnic diversity.  He has spoken at and actively participated in firmwide and office specific events and initiatives, reiterating the firm’s and Segun’s own commitment to ethnic diversity in their workforce. He is a founding member of BCLP’s Global Diversity & Inclusivity Board and co-chaired the firm’s social inclusion and ethnicity network. He spearheads ‘Race for Change’, an award-winning initiative addressing the lack of Black representation in the legal profession and supporting Black students and graduates by providing access to role models, networking, and guidance on applications to law firms. Segun led a delegation of London BAME lawyers to the firm’s Lawyers of Colour retreat in Denver providing the opportunity to forge relationships between BAME lawyers and to share best practice in relation to the intersection between socio economic background and ethnicity. He is actively involved with a number of mentoring schemes encouraging diversity in the legal profession. Segun has been recognised for his work in diversity by JP Morgan and for his legal expertise by the British Nigeria Law Forum, Legal 500 and Chambers.

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