On March 8 Support Through Court will be holding an online event titled ‘Women Who Challenge: The Legal Sector’. It’s aim is to compliment the theme of International Women’s Day which is #ChooseToChallenge, They will showcase some fantastic women in the legal sector who are breaking barriers and advocating for women. The event will be a panel discussion with speakers sharing their experiences within the sector and what challenges they have had to overcome.
Hosted by Kay Burley, Sky News presenter and broadcaster, their speakers include Christina Blacklaws, former President of the Law Society, Dame Bobbie Cheema-Grubb, the first Asian woman to serve as a High Court Judge in the UK and Adeola Fadipe, a Pupil Barrister who founded an organisation to help diverse candidates access the Bar.
Tickets are just £15 general admission and discounted to £8 for students and Support Through Court volunteers. All funds raised from this event will go directly to funding the work of Support Through Court. Further information and the link to register for the event can be found here: www.supportthroughcourt.org/events/social-events/women-who-challenge-the-legal-sector