In the Media

She may be the first – but she'll make sure that she's not the last

PUBLISHED May 10, 2005

Linda Dobbs has been almost coy since being appointed Britain's first ethnic minority High Court judge. Her swearing in last October passed with barely a mention and she has been invisible on the events circuit. This Saturday, though, she comes out of her self-imposed purdah for the profession's Minority Lawyers' Conference to chair a debate on how to ensure diversity from the high street to the House of Lords -- plus giving tips to the next generation.