Black History Month

Throughout Black History Month, our colleagues from across the firm have shared profiles, in which some have written about their heritage and cultural background, and others have highlighted black icons that inspire them.

Monica Robinson

Senior secretary, Private client

My parents moved to the UK from Jamaica (the Caribbean) in the 1950s. They both grew up in Jamaica in the parish of St Thomas situated at the south-eastern end of the island (Bath/Sunning hill respectively).

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Abisola Babarinde

Legal technology and innovation executive

Abisola talks about an iconic figure who inspires her, here is the story of Patrice Émery Lumumba.

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Calvin Lewis

IT service desk analyst

My memories of hearing hyms and song around the house went hand in hand with the amazing smell of mum and dad's cooking.

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Anthony Burnett-Scott


Anthony talks about an iconic figure who inspires him, Maurice Burton – Britain’s forgotten cycling hero.

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Kyle Simon

Creative lead

Being born in the UK has birthed a unique cultural experience that allows me to draw influence from my background but remain British.

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