More Minority Lawyers Needed in Netherlands

27 June 2011

A Dutch lawyers’ association has announced its intention to encourage more ethnic minority students to become lawyers. The subject is a common topic of study among Dutch students with Turkish and Moroccan backgrounds but have tended to work as legal aids, while law firms remain ‘white bastions’. To address the situation, two hundred students at Dutch universities will receive specialized training in building careers n the legal profession.

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