To honour the achievements and highlight the positive contribution of BAME lawyers in the profession, the EMLD is hosting its inaugural annual lecture with a prestigious figure on 5th December 2016 at the Law Society.
The lecture will coincide with Human rights week and in keeping with the theme the lecture will look at key human rights and equality issues.
Guest speaker: Matthew Ryder QC
18:30 – 19:00 Registration and refreshments
19:00 – 19:05 Welcome - Robert Bourns, president, The Law Society
19:05 – 19:15 Introduction - Caroline Newman, chair, Ethnic Minority Lawyers Division, The Law Society
19:15 – 19:45 Guest Lecture - Matthew Ryder QC, barrister, Matrix Chambers and Deputy Mayor for Social Integration, Social Mobility and Community Engagement
19:45 – 19:55 Question and answer session
19:55 – 21:00 Networking drinks reception and canapes
The Law Society is committed to promoting diversity in the profession. By attending the inaugural lecture you will get an insight into some of the topical Human rights issues and have an opportunity to contribute to the discussion in the Q&A session. Following the formal session, there will be an opportunity for attendees to network and develop and build new professional relationships.
The event is aimed at lawyers, solicitors and students with aspirations to enter the legal profession.
This event is free to attend, but availability of places is limited. Please book your place by following this link.