A student at the Inns of Court School of Law who complained of racial disadvantage had her appeal dismissed by Mr Justice Gage, acting as Visitor to the Inns of Court. Justice Gage felt the student's failure was related to her failure to take advantage of academic assistance provided, rather than as a result of racial disadvantage or unequal opportunity. The student has been ordered to pay a portion of the legal costs incurred by the council but this order was not to be enforced without the leave of the court.
Birmingham firm Gateley Wareing has appointed a non-executive director as part of its continuing expansion. Frank Graves, a chartered surveyor and former president of the Birmingham Chamber of Commerce and Industry, will join Gateley Wareing as a consultant. The appointment is unusual for a professional practice but is more common in limited companies. Pictured are […]