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First Women Lawyers - Centenary Celebration

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The Drawing Room

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53 Cromwell Road

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SW7 2EH

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Oliver Fisher Solicitors and the Centre for Law & Culture, St. Mary’s University, present this free, informal, 6 part public lecture series to celebrate the centenary of the First Women Lawyers.


January 25 (Friday) 2019 6-8pm:

Dr Mari Takayanagi ‘The passage of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919

and

Dr Caroline Morris ‘Dr Ivy Williams: First Woman to be called to the Bar of England and Wales’

February 22 (Friday) 2019 6-8pm:

Dr Judith Bourne ‘Helena Normanton: First pioneer woman to make use of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919’

and

Elizabeth Cruickshank ‘Carrie Morrison: First woman admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales’

March 29 (Friday) 2019 68pm:

Dr Caroline Derry ‘Monica Geike Cobb: First woman to practise as a barrister in England and Wales’

and

Katie Broomfield ‘Mary Sykes: One of the first cohort of women solicitors’

April 26 (Friday) 2019 6-8pm:

Ros Wright QC ‘Sybil Campbell: The first woman Judge in England and Wales’

and

Liz Goldthorpe J ‘Averil Deverell: The first woman lawyer (?)’

May 31 (Friday) 2019 6-8pm:

Charlotte Coleman ‘Auvergne Doherty: First woman from the Empire (Western Australia) to be called to the Bar of England and Wales’

and

Dr Frances Burton ‘Betty Archdale: Called to the Bar at Gray’s Inn in 1938. Like Doherty, Archdale made her career in Australia’

June 21 (Friday) 2019 6-8pm:

‘100 Years on…’ Roundtable discussion with Partners and solicitors from our kind sponsors, Oliver Fisher Solicitors with Dr. Laura Janes, Legal Director and Solicitor at the Howard League for Penal Reform and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC, Doughty Street Chambers.


Each event will include a general discussion and light refreshments.

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The Drawing Room

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53 Cromwell Road

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SW7 2EH

United Kingdom

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