Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

School of Law

Women Breaking Barriers Presents... A Panel of Speakers

10 March 2016 | 17:30 - 19:30 | Panel Debate
LG.06, Liberty Building

This is a free event but registration is required in advance. There will be a reception after the event.

Women Breaking Barriers Presents... A Panel of Speakers

Women Breaking Barriers would like to introduce to you a panel comprising diverse range of empowering women excelling in their respective fields. Each panel member will provide an invaluable insight into what they do, their career paths, and any barriers they may have faced in getting to where they are today, and how they have dealt with them. Whatever gender, whether you are interested in the solicitor or barrister route, or a career in a non-law area, or simply want to meet high-achieving people who will inspire you in whatever you want to achieve, this event is for you! After the Panel discussion there will be a networking reception.

On Thursday 10th March, our panel will be comprised of:
 
Alison Levitt QC is a Partner at Mishcon De Reya where she set up the Business Crime Group in the firm. Previously she was Principle Legal Advisor to the Director of Public Prosecutions, and she has expertise in hugely varied areas including Criminal, Business, Government, Fraud and Corruption.
 
Sarah Coles is a Partner at Irwin Mitchell where she specialises in Medical Law. She has obtained over £21 million in damages for clients.
 
Brie Stevens-Hoare QC is a client-focused property barrister experienced at dealing with Property litigation, Property transactions, Probate, Professional negligence, and Franchising. She is Deputy Adjudicator to HM Land Registry and a Judge of the 1st Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) (Land Registration Division). Alongside this she is an expert in mediation.
 
Anj Handa isCo-Director of People Help People, a social business that helps businesses understand their social impact. She is also founder of Inspiring Women Changemakers.
 
Griselda Togobo is an Entrepreneur, Engineer and Chartered Accountant. She trained as a chartered accountant with Deloitte LLP and is now Managing Director/Owner of Forward Ladies and a Director of AWOVI 

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