Analysis Senedd counsel’s war on class ceiling By The Lawyer 3 October 2010 00:00 17 December 2015 15:55 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer Richard Moorhead, Cardiff Law School 5 October 2010 at 11:18 John Griffiths has led by example as must all in legal education and the profession. League tables for diversity, could be a step in the right direction too: See http://lawyerwatch.wordpress.com/2010/09/08/diversity-figures/ if interested. Social background is still far too influential in firms choices about traineeships. We work hard to recruit students from all backgrounds and raise their expectations. The elite firms, in particular, need to do more to look seriously at candidates with decent 2:1s who did not go to certain schools or colleges and stop relying on specious criteria (one firm recently trumpeted an ability to go on self-funded travel this as one of their recruitment criteria unaware of the potential for discriminatory effect). Reply Link Peter Roberts 7 October 2010 at 13:41 What a terrific story, good for you John. Its a pleasant change to see a good bloke in the legal news ! Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.