The Liver Building

Women Who Challenge: The Legal Sector


Speaker: Various

Date: Monday 8th March, 2021

Time: 7pm - 8.30pm



Celebrating International Women’s Day

To celebrate International Women’s Day Support Through Court will be showcasing the leading women in the legal sector who are breaking barriers and advocating for women’s place within it, challenging the gender norms and stereotypes they have encountered.

The event will be an evening panel discussion on Zoom, with speakers sharing their experiences within the sector and what challenges they have had to overcome. There will also be an audience Q+A portion at the end of the event where attendees can send in their questions.

Hosted by Kay Burley, Sky News presenter and broadcaster, speakers include:

  • Christina Blacklaws, former President of the Law Society
  • Dame Bobbie Cheema-Grubb, the first Asian woman to serve as a High Court Judge in the UK
  • Adeola Fadipe, a Pupil Barrister who founded an organisation to help diverse candidates access the Bar

Tickets are £15 general admission and discounted to £8 for students and Support Through Court volunteers. All funds raised from this event will go directly to funding the work of Support Through Court. Click here for further information and the link to register for the event.