Hill Dickinson associate takes on Law Society equality role
Nina Sahu, a senior associate at Hill Dickinson, will is to be the new chair of Liverpool Law Society’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee
A senior associate at Hill Dickinson been appointed chair of Liverpool Law Society’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Committee.
The committee was set up in February 2020 and aims to support the local legal profession and those who work in it. It covers nine protective characteristics and social mobility.
Hill Dickinson has introduced a number of initiatives to help create a more equal and inclusive working environment. One such initiative is having internal networking groups. Senior associate Nina Sahu is an active member of the multicultural network.
She is recognised by her colleagues as a role model for the way in which she champions equality for all cultures and ethnicities. She celebrates her Indian heritage wants to encourage greater diversity not only at Hill Dickinson, but in the legal profession as a whole.
As chair of the Law Society’s EDI Committee, Nina will be responsible for supporting and helping to champion diversity and inclusion initiatives in the legal profession. It allows her to share the initiatives and events that currently exist at Hill Dickinson and assist others in implementing initiatives into their own workplaces.
“Equality and diversity are very important to me,” said Nina. “I have two daughters and I want them to know that it doesn’t matter what your heritage is, what your gender is or who your family knows – you can succeed if you work hard enough.
“Liverpool Law Society set up an EDI Committee last February to support its members with EDI events and to share best practice. As its chair, I am very looking forward to sharing my insight and ideas with members and leading on EDI discussions. I would welcome the support from anyone who would like to get involved.”
Nina has also been appointed as a director of the LLS’s general committee, which is made up of 27 members who work to support the legal profession in the North West, communicating members’ concerns in a public forum.