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Bully for Ben, who doesn’t take no for an answer

Posted on 11th April 2016

As many new entrants to the law will testify, finding a training contract is tough. But when you have Asperger’s syndrome, it can be particularly challenging, as the final episode of the BBC fly-on-the-wall series Employable Me demonstrated last week.

It showed a 27-year-old named Ben on a one-week work placement at London firm Hodge Jones & Allen. At the start of the episode, Ben was asked to describe himself in one word. ‘Unique’, he replied.