As members will be aware, the AWS has been following the pilot for the introduction of late night sessions in Magistrates’ Courts and commented on potential difficulties it causes female lawyers, particularly those with childcare and caring responsibilities. The controversial extended court hours pilot has been called off for now, the HMCTS chief announced on…Details
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Winners of 25th Anniversary Essay Competition were as follows – Polly Calver (First Prize) and Eirian Whiehead (Second Prize). The first prize of £1,500 and the second prize of £500 were presented by Dame Linda Dobbs at 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square on 3rd August.Details
Lincoln’s Inn- Exhibition on 19th July at 6pm Celebrating the Centenary of Women- Lawyers 2019 will mark 100 years since the passing of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act which removed any legal barrier to women working as lawyers on the grounds of their sex. To celebrate this forthcoming anniversary Lincoln’s Inn is delighted to be hosting an exhibition,…Details
Biography of Elizabeth Howe, OBE Born and educated in Wales, UK. Obtained a law degree from Exeter University, England in 1977 and admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Judicature for England and Wales in 1980. Elizabeth has been a public prosecutor since 1980, working mainly in London, becoming Chief Crown Prosecutor for…Details
AWS have an exciting summer of events lined up for you: An evening with Faberge – 21 June 2017 Women lead the way – volunteers’ stories of their work with Help Refugees in Calais and Greece – 13 July 2017 Ladies Cricket at Lord’s – 23 July 2017 AWS Summer Party – 3 August 2017 Visit our events page…Details