Association of Women Barristers – Film & Panel Event

FILM SCREENING OF ‘THE JUDGE’

A film about the journey of Judge Khaloud Al-Faqih and her appointment as the first female judge in the Shari’a Courts in Palestine

‘Glass-ceiling-shattering’ Holywood Reporter

Followed by a panel discussion on breaking through glass ceilings in law and other disciplines

 

Panel

Chair: Lynne Townley, Chair of the Association of Women Barristers

Panel members:

Amerdeep Somal, Judge of the First Tier Tribunal and Asylum Chamber and Social Entitlement Chamber.

Dr Sandy Spencer, a senior medical practitioner who also holds senior regulatory positions within the NHS.

Samir Pasha, a lawyer specialising in human rights, extradition and criminal law. In 2011 he was a Human Rights Law Association bursary winner for his work in the West Bank, occupied Palestinian Territory. Samir worked for Defence for Children International (DCI), based in Ramallah. DCI are an international advocacy NGO that focus on protecting and representing Palestinian children.

Carl Allen, management consultant and global leader of IBM’s Cognitive Applications and Consulting Services Team.  IBM won the 2018 Catalyst Award for Advancement of Women in the Workplace and Best Company for multicultural women working together in 2017.

 

THURSDAY 2 MAY 2019 AT 630 – 830 PM

CITY UNIVERSITY LECTURE THEATRE, GROUND FLOOR

ATKIN BUILDING, GRAY’S INN PLACE, LONDON WC1R 5BQ

THIS IS A FREE EVENT WITH WINE AND REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED BY THE AWB

TO REGISTER PLEASE EMAIL:

[email protected]

Costs

Silk £0.00
+7 Years £0.00
-7 Years £0.00
Pupil £0.00
Non Member £0.00

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