School of Law

Women Breaking Barriers Presents... A Panel of Inspirational Women

15 February 2017 | 17:30 - 19:00 | Seminar
Liberty Building, University of Leeds

This is a free event however registration is required in advance. Refreshments will be available.

Women Breaking Barriers would like to introduce to you a panel comprising a 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!

Following the Panel discussion, there will be a networking reception which everyone is welcome to attend.

 

Our panel will be comprised of:

Louise Mor is a Partner at White & Case in London. She has worked internationally, spending 3 years in Paris, Louise's practice covers cross-border asset finance and leasing, with a focus on aviation and rail. Louise is an alumna of the University of Leeds School of Law. http://www.whitecase.com/people/louise-mor

Yasmin Khan is the Director of Staying Put, a domestic abuse charity and the founder of IRAP which is an organisation aiming to rehabilitate victims of child sexual exploitation. In 2015, Yasmin won the inspirational women’s awards for her contribution to work in the public sector. http://linkedin.com/in/yasmin-khan-85722311a

Claire Young is an entrepreneur and runner up on series 4 of The Apprentice. The experience on the apprentice inspired Claire to set up her own business 'School Speakers'. It is now the UK's No 1 speaking agency working with schools, colleges and universities to provide talks to students. She works within the media as a journalist & radio presenter in addition to advising the government on projects which help young people and women, into business. https://www.claireyoung.co.uk/about

Alison Padfield is a barrister whose specialises in commercial dispute resolution. Alison is also the author of ‘Insurance Claims’, a specialist text on insurance law. Alison is an elected member of the Bar Council and co-chairman of the Bar Council Pro Bono Board, chairman of theCommercial Bar Association Equality and Diversity Committee, and chairman of the South Eastern Circuit Access to Justice Working Group. http://www.4newsquare.com/barristers/150/Alison-b-Padfield-b- 

 

Location Details

Moot Court Room
Liberty Building
School of Law
University of Leeds
Leeds
LS2 9JT

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