Women at Work: A conversation with Helena Kennedy QC, Farmida Bi and Dame Ingrid Simler

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Date / time
Date(s) - 18/11/2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Norton Rose Fulbright LLP


Following our Inspiring Women, Inspiring Careers in Law conference we are pleased to announce a very special event for members. Women at Work will bring together three more incredible women to discuss their lives in the law, sharing their challenges and triumphs, and offering advice on navigating a successful career.

Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws QC, Dame Ingrid Simler and Farmida Bi will be in conversation with JUSTICE Director Andrea Coomber.

More about our speakers:

Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws QC is the Director of the IBA’s Human Rights Institute and a Member of the House of Lords. In addition to being an author and broadcaster, Helena has acted in many prominent criminal cases over the last thirty years. She is President of the JUSTICE Council.

Dame Ingrid Simler was appointed a Lady Justice of Appeal in 2018. She was called to the bar at Inner Temple in 1987 and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2006. Dame Ingrid was appointed a Recorder in 2002 and has been a judge of the High Court of Justice (Queen’s Bench Division) since 2013. Before joining the bench, Dame Ingrid served on the JUSTICE Council.

Farmida Bi is Norton Rose Fulbright’s EMEA Chair where she is also the European Head of Islamic Finance. She is listed in The Lawyer’s Hot 100 for 2019; has been awarded ‘Best in Banking and Finance’ twice at the European Women in Business Law Awards, and was nominated again in 2018; and was named one of the five most powerful Muslim women in the UK in The Times’ inaugural Muslim Women Power List.

This is part of a series of members’ only event that will give you the opportunity to hear from leading women in law. If you are not a member and would like to attend this event, why not consider joining as a member from as little as £15 per year?