Speaking up for women and the Bar

13 Mar


WOMEN at the Bar have been much in demand for speaking engagements.

The Faculty’s own International Women’s Day event, “Advocacy”, featured the Vice-Dean Angela Grahame, QC, with Anna Poole, QC, Claire Mitchell and Maryam Labaki http://www.advocates.org.uk/news-and-responses/news/2018/mar/thought-provoking-and-inspiring-iwd-advocacy-event

On the same evening, the Clerk of Faculty, Dr Kirsty Hood, QC, was part of a panel discussion held by Glasgow University Law Society.

The Scottish Young Lawyers’ Association is staging its annual “Women in Law” seminar in Edinburgh on Wednesday (6pm-8pm), 14 March, and the panel of “high profile and inspiring women from the Scottish legal community” comprises the Faculty’s Almira Delibegovic-Broome, QC, with Joyce Cullen, Solicitor Advocate, and Laura Murphy, Solicitor. Details at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/syla-women-in-law-2018-tickets-43589622735

The group, Women in Law Scotland, will be debating, “This House believes that quotas are necessary for women to break through the glass ceiling”, at its IWD event in Edinburgh on Wednesday (6pm-9pm), 21 March.

Those offering “some thought-provoking discussion around equality within the Scottish legal profession” are the Clerk of Faculty and Kay Springham, QC. Details here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/women-in-law-scotland-international-womens-day-debate-tickets-43392025717