07 Oct 2016

Law Society: BHM Inspiration event

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NOTICED, which is supported by the Law Society, encourages you to attend the Law Society’s annual Black History Month Inspiration evening which brings together an impressive line-up of inspiring lawyers. In a highly competitive profession which presents innumerable challenges, the Law Society profiles and celebrates lawyers who have faced and overcame obstacles on their professional journey.

The annual Black History Month Inspiration evening brings together an impressive line up of inspiring lawyers. In a highly competitive profession which presents innumerable challenges we profile and celebrate lawyers who have faced and overcame obstacles on their professional journey.

Programme

18:00 – 19:00 Registration and refreshments

19:00 – 19:05 Welcome
Christina Blacklaws, deputy vice-president, The Law Society

19:05 – 20:30 Seminar
Claudine Adeyemi, associate, Mishcon de Reya
Joy Akah-Douglas, Hillary Cooper Law
District Judge (MC) Tan Ikram, Deputy Lead Diversity & Community Relations Judge
Tom Lawal, barrister, St Ives Chambers

20:30 – 22:00 Hot fork buffet and networking reception

Why attend?

The annual BHM Inspiration evening highlights and celebrates the positive contribution of minority lawyers in the profession. Our line up of inspirational speakers and positive role models will seek to inspire delegates to achieve their goals. In addition, an important element of the event will be networking, and following the formal session, there will be an opportunity for attendees to network, develop and build new professional relationships.

Who should attend?

  • Legal professionals
  • Law students
  • Those who have an interest in promoting a more diverse profession.

Click here to reserve your place:
https://events.lawsociety.org.uk/ClientApps/Silverbear.Web.EDMS/public/default.aspx?tabId=37&id=1329&orgId=1&guid=ef06f1d7-9cac-423a-85cc-9406b39b94e7

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