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Women's Forum - Celebrating Women at the Bar: Past, Present and Future




It is nearly 100 years since the Sex Disqualification (removal) Act enabled women to have careers at the bar and in 2023 it will be 100 years since the first women were called to the Bar at Lincoln's Inn. On the 15 March 2017 is chairing a lecture and forum celebrating what women have achieved and the support networks available so that we can make the future the present.  

 

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Kimathi v Foreign Commonwealth Office Queen's Bench Division, [2017] EWHC 3379 (QB)

8th January 2018

On 20 December Stewart J handed down a significant judgment on Parliamentary privilege in the on-going Kenyan Emergency Group Litigation: claims arising out of the “Mau Mau” insurgency between 1952 to 1960. The judge accepted the Defendant’s contentions that the test claimants...

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CN v Poole Borough Council - Briefing Note on the Decision of the Court of Appeal

21st December 2017

CN v Poole Borough Council

Briefing Note on the Decision of the Court of Appeal

On December 21st 2017, the Court of Appeal handed down its judgment in CN v Poole Borough Council. This briefing note explains this decision, which is of importance to all those involved in litigating claims in...

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