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Celebrating women in law: A shattering of glass

March 21, 2017 @ 18:00 - 20:15

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 commitments.
  • Learn more about the 30% Club and their ground-breaking role in advocating female representation at senior levels.
  • Hear from Akhil Markanday, partner and Gender Champion at BLP, on how to generate momentum for a better gender balance and galvanise the support of male advocates
  • Gain practical guidance from transition coach Agnès Ayekpa on how to get to where you want to be in your career.

The event offers a wonderful opportunity to take away tips and inspiration for you and your firm as well as the chance to meet and network with a wide range of legal professionals.

Speakers include:

  • Jane Furniss, Board member, SRA
  • Angela Hogan, Association of Women Solicitors
  • Dana Denis-Smith, Obelisk Support and founder of The First 100 Years
  • Jemima Coleman, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Akhil Markanday, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • Agnès Ayekpa, Alese Transition Coaching

Book now for this FREE event.


March 21, 2017
18:00 - 20:15