The Upcoming 100 Yrs has introduced an yearly lecture sequence, Heilbron Lectures, named soon after Rose Heilbron QC – the first woman senior judge and joint 1st feminine Queen’s Counsel (QC).
The sequence of annual lectures will advertise soaring feminine authorized specialists and harmony out the present-day male-dominated lecture structure.
The Up coming 100 Decades task is fully commited to “achieving equality for gals in law” and hopes that by giving a lecture system for woman lawful authorities, a pool of diverse new voices will be additional to the landscape of foremost legal commentators who condition the conversation on outstanding lawful challenges.
Human rights barrister, Kirsty Brimelow QC of Doughty Road Chambers, will nearly provide the initially lecture in the series on Tuesday 1 December at 6:30pm on ‘Love, Legislation and Government’. The lecture will previous 45 minutes and will consider the reaction to covid-19 and what it implies for personal human legal rights, the popular good and the foreseeable future that lies in advance for British society. It will be followed by a Q&A session with the speaker.
Founder of the Subsequent 100 Yrs and its predecessor the Initially 100 Many years, Dana Denis-Smith said: “I have prolonged been disappointed by seeing the exact same names of white adult men crop up time and once more when it will come to substantial profile lectures on the legislation. Gals could be represented on panels or when speaking about their experiences of breaking the glass ceiling but are hardly ever witnessed as keynote speakers.
“We want to give women a system to exhibit their fantastic minds and deliver public lectures on the widest selection of topics. Guaranteeing that gals from all parts of the career are visible, are acknowledged for their legal experience and are at the forefront of shaping present-day lawful debates is a vital section of progressing to equality, representing girls at the pretty optimum levels of the career and giving purpose styles for aspiring female attorneys.”