Reflections on the First Year as President of the Supreme Court

  • Date: Thursday 18 October 2018
  • Location: School of Law
  • Time: 5:30 pm for 6:00 pm

Reflections on the First Year as President of the Supreme Court
THE RT HON THE BARONESS HALE OF RICHMOND DBE

5.30pm Registration and Refreshments
6pm       Speech by the Rt Hon Baroness Hale
7pm       Q&A followed by a drinks reception and networking

The Temple Women’s Forum North and the School of Law is delighted to welcome the Rt Hon Baroness Brenda Hale back to the University of Leeds.

Baroness Hale became the first female President of the United Kingdom Supreme Court in 2017. She will discuss experiences during her first year as President of the UKSC. The evening will include reflections on recent cases and on current issues such as legal education, judicial diversity and the role of the UKSC after Brexit.

The event is the annual meeting of the Temple Women’s Forum North (TWFN) and celebrates its 5th year of organising events with Inner Temple and Middle Temple to support the advancement of women in all branches of the legal profession across the UK. It is an opportunity for barristers, solicitors, in-house lawyers, judges, legal academics, researchers and students to meet and to share experiences surrounding career development.

This event is free of charge, but registration is required.