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November 2016

AWS London 1Rebel – Ride (Spin) Session

November 8, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
63 Saint Mary Axe
London, EC3A 8LE GB

Join us for a high energy full body workout in the Ride Studio.  Expect high energy and heavy beats.  All levels welcome.  Enjoy the luxurious changing facilities afterwards and reward yourself with a glass of prosecco afterwards. £20.00 for members and £25.00 for non members. Book below or alternatively contact us at awslondon1@gmail.com  

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AWS London Discussion Event – Should we have quotas in the judiciary?

November 16, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Slater and Gordon Lawyers,
50-52 Chancery Lane
London, WC2A 1HL GB

Should we have quotas in the Judiciary? – A Discussion Event Whilst there has been an improvement of diversity within the legal system the judiciary still remain largely white male especially within the senior judiciary.  Baroness Hale remains the only female Supreme Court Justice having been appointed over 10 years ago. It has been widely recognised that diversity within the judiciary needs to be improved but there remains debate over whether quotas or targets should be introduced. So should quotas…

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February 2017


February 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Slater and Gordon,
50-52 Chancery Lane
London, England WC2A 1HL GB

AFTER BREXIT :  THE IMPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT, PUBLIC AND REGULATORY LAW Our speakers will be Richard Clayton QC and Athelstane Aamodt who both practice at 4-5 Grays’ Inn Square, Richard Clayton undertakes a wide range of work both for an against public bodies in the areas of community care, data protection, discrimination and public sector equality duties, education, environmental and human rights. He is the author of a number of books including the authoritative Law of Human Rights with Hugh…

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March 2017

AGM and Annual Dinner 2017

March 2, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Oxford and Cambridge Club,
71-77 Pall Mall
London, England SW1Y 5HD GB

AWS LONDON AGM  & ANNUAL DINNER Guest Speaker – Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town will be speaking on “Women’s Access to the Legal Profession”. Dianne Hayter, Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town, is a Labour Co-operative member of the House of Lords. She was Chair of the Labour Party from 2007 to 2008. Dianne Hayter, Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town, is a Labour Co-operative member of the House of Lords. She was Chair of the Labour Party from 2007 to 2008.…

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Celebrating women in law: A shattering of glass

March 21, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm

AWS is proud to support the SRA’s forthcoming event in conjunction with Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP “Celebrating women in law: A shattering of glass”   Help us celebrate women in law at this fantastic forthcoming event. We are celebrating the journey of women lawyers and highlighting their successes. Join us to: Hear from Dana Denis-Smith about her innovative project charting women in law and how she is supporting lawyers who want to work flexibly around their family and other personal…

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May 2017

Fawcett Society – Sex Discrimination Law Review

May 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
University Of Law

Sam Smethers is Chief Executive of the Fawcett Society. She will talk to us about an exciting new project launched by the Fawcett Society to review our sex discrimination law. They want to gather evidence from a wide range of individuals, organisations, legal experts, employers and trade unions. The Review has been established in response to the concern that rights may be eroded or weakened as a result of Brexit. But the Review, which has a broad remit,  will also consider…

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London Legal Walk – 22 May 2017

May 22, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Carey Street, London
London Legal Support Trust

Will you be part of this iconic event in 2017 and help the London Legal Support Trust break even more records? In 2016 over 10,000 people took part and raised over £740,000 for this fantastic charity. Monday 22nd May 2017 – Location: Carey Street, London Start time: staggered from 4.30 – 7pm Minimum fundraising? No, just do the best you can Minimum team size? No, you only need 1 person to sign up, you can add more later 10km walk or run…

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June 2017

AWS at the Opera – La Rondine at Opera Holland Park

June 15, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Holland Park,
37 Pembroke Road
London, W8 6PW
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Our annual trip to the Opera. Puccini’s heart-breaking story of love and loss has become enormously popular in recent years and the opera has been re-evaluated as one of the composer’s most exquisitely crafted works. Astonishingly, it is sometimes listed as a ‘comedy’, presumably because nobody dies, but it is, in fact, a story that describes the process of love and separation in a way that most of us can relate to. Dripping with emotion, the final scene is among…

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An evening with Faberge

June 21, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
14A Grafton Street
London, W1S 4ET
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Join us at Faberge’s store in Mayfair for a cocktail party and a talk on the history of Faberge by Archduke Dr Geza von Habsburg who was Chairman of Christie’s, Europe for 18 years and has taught at the New York School of Design, at the Bard Graduate Center for the Decorative Art and at New York University. He also lectured for 10 years at the Metropolitan Museum of Art about the History of Collecting and has published 14 books/…

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July 2017

Women lead the way – volunteers’ stories of their work with Help Refugees in Calais and Greece

July 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Anthony Gold Solicitors,
The Counting House, 53 Tooley Street
London, SE1 2QN United Kingdom
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Women Lead the Way

Our speakers will be Amelia Burr, Lally Mergler and Josie Naughton. Amelia coordinated food distribution in the Calais jungle and is now working for the refugee info bus team in Greece to disseminate asylum advice to refugees. Lally helped to run the unofficial women and children’s centre in the Calais jungle and has more recently been supporting refugee families in Athens. Josie is the co-founder of Help Refugees, an aid organisation providing emergency aid and vital services where governmental and…

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