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IMPRESS Board member Cordella Bart-Stewart receives OBE

IMPRESS congratulates Board and Code Committee member Cordella Bart-Stewart on being awarded an OBE in the Queen’s 2021 New Year Honours list for services to the Legal Profession and to Diversity and Education. Cordella Bart-Stewart OBE joined the IMPRESS Board in July 2020.

Cordella Bart-Stewart OBE has over 30 years’ experience as a solicitor and established her own general legal practice in North London in 1990. She has a strong interest in equality and human rights issues and has specialised in family and immigration law for over 25 years. She has been a fee paid Judge of the First Tier Tribunal since 2000. Formerly an independent Governor of Staffordshire University, which awarded her an Honorary Doctorate. She is a Chartered Manager and Companion of the Chartered Management Institute. She is a serving Director and founding member of the award winning Black Solicitors Network, was shortlisted as the Law Society Gazette Legal Personality of the Year in the Law Society Excellence Awards 2014 and is a member of the Council of Law Society of England & Wales.