This is a free event but registration is required in advance. All students in the School of Law are warmly invited to join the Temple North Women’s Forum for evening discussing what it is like to be a barrister. This event will be a great opportunity to hear from and meet two judges, and hear about their experiences. This event will be of particular interest to anyone from groups that are under-represented at the bar, including women.
A Helping Hand: Developing Your Career at the Bar and Beyond
Lady Justice Ingrid Simler, President, Employment Appeal Tribunal;
Her Honour Judge Nancy Hillier, Designated Family Judge, West Yorkshire;
8th November 2016, 6.00pm
The Liberty Building, School of Law, University of Leeds
6.00: registration & refreshments
6.30: welcome and introduction
6.40: Keynote Speech, LJ Simler
6.55: Panel Discussion, speakers to be confirmed
7.15: Q & A followed by a drinks reception
Moot Court, Liberty Building
University of Leeds
(Please use postcode LS6 1AN for Sat Navs)
The Liberty Building is number 16 on the campus map.
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School of Law, University of Leeds
The School of Law is one of the leading law schools in the UK and has been providing instruction in law since its inception in 1899.
Today, we have a community of around sixty dedicated academic staff and twenty support staff who foster a supportive environment for legal studies at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
The School has been ranked 8th in the UK for the quality and impact of our research, according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014).