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April 2018

Law Reporting and Open Justice in a Digital World

April 17 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
University Of Law
Law Reporting and Open Justice in a Digital World

The advent of the Internet has changed the way judgments are published. But even with websites like BAILII providing free access to the majority of judgments almost as soon as they are delivered, there remains a need for a specialist organisation to select and add value to those particular cases which constitute precedents and may be treated as authoritative statements of the law. Meanwhile, the way justice is being delivered is also changing, with courts increasingly relying on video hearings,…

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May 2018

London Legal Walk

May 21 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Carey Street,
London,
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The London Legal Walk returns on Monday 21st of May 2018. In 2017 12,000 people took on 10k for justice, raising a record breaking £800,000. Can we beat it in 2018? Join the AWS London team to help us try! All funds raised support free legal advice charities in London and the South East. If you would like to join our team, please email our administrator on awslondon1@gmail.com  

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June 2018

How to be a Baroness – Reception & Networking at the House of Lords

June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Houses of Parliament,
Parliament Square
London,
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Ruth Henig Portraits

Please join us for drinks and networking at the House of Lords in Committee Room G. There will be the opportunity to network and hear from female working peers about their careers including their contribution to the work of the House of Lords. Baroness Ruth Henig is very kindly hosting our event and will talk about her journey to becoming a working peer and deputy Speaker. Other members of the House of Lords will also be speaking, more details will…

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AWS Annual Opera Trip – La Traviata

June 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Holland Park,
37 Pembroke Road
London, W8 6PW
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Containing some of the most famous arias and choruses ever written, Verdi’s La Traviata tells the story of the tragic love between the courtesan Violetta and the romantic Alfredo Germont. Played out against the hypocrisy of upper-class fashionable society, Alfredo and Violetta’s love threatens to shame his family. When Alfredo’s father directly appeals to Violetta to relinquish her one chance of happiness, Violetta submits and her act of self-sacrifice leads to her paying the ultimate price. This scandalous opera which shocked…

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July 2018

AWS London Summer Party

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Radcliffe Chambers,
11 New Square
London, WC2A 3QB United Kingdom
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Radcliffe Chambers Roof Terrace

AWS London in conjunction with Radcliffe Chambers are delighted to host this year’s AWS London Summer Party. Radcliffe Chambers have built their reputation in the areas of work traditionally associated with the Chancery Bar including property law, trusts and private client work. The party will be hosted on Radcliffe Chamber’s stunning roof terrace which has spectacular views across London and the Great Hall at Lincoln’s Inn We do hope you can join us for drinks and nibbles to celebrate the…

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August 2018

Fawcett East London Summer Fundraising Quiz

August 23 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Scolt Head,
107A Culford Road
London, N1 4HT United Kingdom
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The Fawcett Society is the UK’s leading charity that campaigns for women’s rights, legal reform and gender equality. Projects that Fawcett are launching and supporting in 2018 include closing the gender pay gap, defending women’s rights post-Brexit and a comprehensive Sex Discrimination Law Review.  Check out their website for the numerous campaigns that the organisation is involved with. The Society has many local groups, one of which is coordinated in East London with the group meeting near Liverpool Street.  East London Fawcett is hosting a fundraising quiz on…

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September 2018

Transparency in the Family Courts

September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Anthony Gold Solicitors,
The Counting House, 53 Tooley Street
London, SE1 2QN United Kingdom
Transparency

Towards transparency in the ‘secret’ family justice system – a brief history and a look at where we are now The Transparency Project ( @seethrujustice ) was founded in 2014 to explain and discuss family law and family courts in England & Wales, and provide resources to help people understand the system and the law better. We aim to fill the information gap left by inadequate or misleading media coverage of family law. In 2009, the Family Proceedings Rules were amended…

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Legal Walk – for dog walkers!

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Greenwich Park,
London, SE10 8XJ United Kingdom
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legal london support trust dog walk

Join the Legal Walkies pack on Saturday 15th September for London Legal Support Trust’s first sponsored dog walk for justice. You can join the walk as an individual canine walker, or a pack of walkers. Each person or pack will have their own personalised fundraising page.  If you don’t own a dog, lend a paw to the cause and let your doggy friends know about the event. There is no entry fee and no minimum fundraising target, they just ask…

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November 2018

Equal Pay Now: A Discussion on the Past, Present & Future

November 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Leigh Day,
25 St John’s Lane, Priory House
London, E1CM 4L
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  The recent focus on the gender pay gap has brought women’s rights and inequality in the workplace into the spotlight. Join AWSL and Lara Kennedy of Leigh Day for a discussion about the law on equal pay, practical points for women to consider in the workplace (including how to go about challenging and obtaining pay information from employers) and the gender pay gap. Date: Wednesday 14 November 2018 Time: 6:00pm Place: Leigh Day, 25 St John’s Lane, Priory House, London,…

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AWSL Festive Quiz & Drinks

November 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Yorkshire Grey,
2 Theobalds Road, London
London, WC1X 8PN
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Join the Association of Women Solicitors London for a fun-filled evening of drinks, finger food and a quiz. We will be joined by friends old and new and hope to see as many new faces as familiar ones! Vegetarian options are available on the night, as well as wine and non-alcoholic drinks. Meet us from 6pm upstairs in our very own Function Room with its own bar! Bring your friends and colleagues, but don’t worry if you are coming alone,…

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