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Diversity in all its forms makes Blakes and the legal profession stronger.

SouthAsian@Blakes group photo at Holi Client Event in 2024

SouthAsian@Blakes is an affinity group established with the central goal of recognizing and enhancing a Blakes culture that fosters and champions the recruitment, development, retention and advancement of the best and brightest legal professionals of South Asian heritage. The SouthAsian@Blakes network provides support and mentorship to its members, networking opportunities within the South Asian legal community and outreach activities with South Asian law students. 

Within Blakes, the group is particularly focused on ensuing that junior associates and law students of South Asian heritage benefit from access to mentors in whom they can see themselves. One of several affinity groups that reflects the diversity of the lawyers at Blakes, SouthAsian@Blakes helps foster a Firm culture in which each member can envision their success and has the tools to achieve it.