International Women's Day 2019: Celebration and Challenges - a talk by The...

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RFPG Library

12 Nelson Mandela Place

Glasgow

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The Hon. Lady Wolffe will give a talk at the RFPG Library in Glasgow from 5.30pm on Friday 8th March, in honour of International Women's Day. #IWD2019 #BalanceforBetter

Lady Wolffe called to the bar in 1994; she took silk in 2008 and practised principally in commercial and public law. Appointments while in practice at the bar included: standing junior counsel to the Department of Trade and Industry and its successor departments (1996 to 2008), one of the UK-appointed expert members of the CCBE Expert Group on European Insurance Contract Law (2013 to 2014), Senior Counsel member of the Scottish Civil Justice Council, member of the Faculty of Advocates Discipline Tribunal (2005 to 2011) and thereafter one of the prosecuting counsel (until 2014), Chancellor to the Bishop of Argyll & The Isles (2004 to 2014), Chancellor to the Bishop of Edinburgh (2006 to 2014), ad hoc Advocate Depute (from 2008), Procurator to the Scottish Episcopal Church (2006 to 2014), member of Panel of the Police Appeal Tribunal (2013 to 2014), member of the Faculty of Advocates Review Response Group (overseeing Faculty submissions on Law Reform), member of the Commercial Court Consultative Committee, member of the VAT Tribunal users group and a Curator of the Advocates Library. She is a trained mediator and was on the Faculty’s Alternative Dispute Resolution panel of accredited Counsel.

She was the first woman to be appointed as a Commercial Judge (2016 to 2017; and from August 2018).

Registration is from 5.30pm, with the talk from 6-7pm.

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