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Are there any Deaf left?

I’m worried; very worried. The Deaf community is at a precipice at this moment in time. Why? Those of us who have a Deaf identity are facing the biggest challenge we’ve ever come across:...

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Being Deaf

Reading this blog post by Deafinitely Girly got me thinking about how people perceive me. I have a multifaceted life: I’m a husband, father, son, brother, solicitor and a manager. I’m also Deaf. Now,...

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Equality Act 2010

On 1 October 2010, the new Equality Act 2010 (“the EA”) came into force. It’s basically an amalgamation of the infamous Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (“the DDA”) with the Race Relations Act 1976, the...

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Tribunal advocacy

Right, we know there are not many Deaf lawyers in the UK. We know that there are even fewer Deaf lawyers undertaking advocacy in tribunals and court. I’m one of them. As an employment...