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Yasmin Sheikh: “Diverse Matters”

In a new episode of Thomson Reuters Legal UK & Ireland’s podcast series, The Hearing – the host, lawyer and social media commentator, Kevin Poulter, speaks to Yasmin Sheikh.

Sheikh is the founder of Diverse Matters, vice-chair of the Law Society’s Lawyers with Disabilities Division, consultant, coach, actress, comedian and TEDx speaker.

During their conversation, Sheikh talks about her experience of being thrown into the world of disability overnight and the daily challenges she faces. Sheikh also discusses the impactful work she is doing with law firms, advising about disability related issues in an effort to improve communication, visibility and opportunities.

Listen to the podcast below, or download it on iTunes or Spotify.


The Hearing is a new legal podcast from Thomson Reuters, providing an unprecedented view into the most interesting people and topics in and around the legal profession. Hosted by Kevin Poulter, The Hearing is sometimes serious, sometimes irreverent but always an informative, insightful and entertaining conversation. Find out more here

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