Become less straight, white and male – or go out of business – The Times

Posted May 8th, 2007 in homosexuality, solicitors by sally

“In a better world, Adrian Barlow would be here to talk about his accomplishments as a lawyer. The recognition would not be undeserved: the son of a pathologist, raised in Huddersfield, Barlow read law at Cambridge before rising through the ranks of Simpson Curtis – later Pinsent Masons – to become a partner at only 31. Now, at 44, he is global head of Pinsent Masons property group, responsible for 150 fee earners and £20 million in revenues, boasting clients such as BT and Royal Mail. Instead of discussing his day job, however, we are here to talk about his sexuality.”

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The Times, 4th May 2007