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Strong business case for promoting diversity in law firms: Bentley | AdvocateDaily.com

Chris Bentley _ Managing Director of Ryerson's Law Practice Program

Chris Bentley

It makes good business sense for law firms to embrace equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI), says Chris Bentley, director of Ryerson University’s Legal Innovation Zone (LIZ) and Law Practice Program (LPP).

Ryerson LPP hosted an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Conference on Oct. 9 at the Ted Rogers School of Management to emphasize the business case for promoting these values in the legal sector. “We thought it would be an interesting and interactive way to inform our LPP candidates and members of the bar to help advance their knowledge and to share strategies about how equality, diversity and inclusion should and can be embraced both from a business case perspective in addition to being the right thing to do,”…