A Union Worth Joining

We provide business, recruiting, networking, and educational opportunities for our community.

Connect with your peers
Grow or pivot your career
cross-sectoral collaboration and opportunities

The professional skill and integrity of our lawyers is our most important asset. We are committed to connecting with all types of lawyers from different backgrounds and practice areas. Many of our lawyers are recognised as experts in their fields by the industry in terms of practice, industry and sector. Our unrivaled network of supportive peers welcome you to join us.


We recognise the importance of having the right people and culture. BGLU would like to partner up and support organisations that want to challenge the current narrative and status quo. We support and champion an inclusive and open culture, therefore we seek Orgnaisations and Partners who will support our vision for a more inclusive and diverse legal profession.


BGLU is committed to addressing and reducing the barriers that our aspiring lawyers face on their journey to qualification. Our aim is to help you navigate the uncertainties of the legal profession by providing you with informative and practical webinars, networking opportunities, peer and professional mentorship. In addition, you will have access to exclusive events with influential organisations that align with our core values.

Law Firms

As we continue to support an expanding number of members, we are keen to create partnerships with Law firms to ensure that the initiatives and services we offer remain accessible to those who need them most. We cannot do our vital work without the support of law firms.

The Future of Opportunities Is Here.

BGLU champions the positive impact of talented black professionals in the legal profession and beyond.  BGLU enhances and provides the tools that will enable you to flourish.

Akwaaba – A Global Network

Our Social and Networking events provide an important networking opportunity in London and Accra for our members. These social events connect and support members who work in the legal profession and those who want to start a legal career. We also welcome other professionals who are closely associated with legal services such as consultants, compliance professionals, bankers and financial services professionals. 

We are Intentional about you.

Becoming a Member of  BGLU provides an opportunity to connect with new networks of expertise and professionals to drive your  career trajectory forward.  We identify your needs and cater to you.