In Black and White: A Young Barrister’s Story of Race and Class in a Broken Justice System



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Octopus Publishing, September 2020

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The personal narrative of a young female lawyer of mixed heritage who is defying the soft bigotry of low expectations by sharing her journey inspires us…

This is the story of a young woman who overcame all the obstacles a very old profession could throw at her, and she survived, with her…

An inspirational, clear-eyed account of life as a junior barrister is made all the more exceptional by the…”

An absolute triumph; a compelling and courageous memoir forcing the legal profession to confront uncomfortable truths about race and class. Alexandra Wilson is a bold and…”