Women in the Law UK Conference – Friday 10 March 2023 in Manchester

Please join us for a full day of inspiration at our Conference, complete with networking lunch and after party. The day will start with a welcome by our founder Dr Sally Penni MBE, Mayor of Manchester Andy Burnham and Managing Partner at Irwin Mitchell, Ros Bever.

We will cover a range of topics throughout the day, including:

• Wellbeing

• Business and the Law

• Career progression: training contracts, pupillage, partnership, becoming a judge

• Menopause, maternity and motherhood

• Financial wellbeing and women

• Diversifying your skills

Our line-up of speakers and panellists include:

  • Ros Beaver, Irwin Mitchell
  • Her Honour Judge Leona Harrison
  • Dr Baroness Helen Newlove LLD
  • Dominika Gasiorowski, Trainee Solicitor at CMS UK
  • Verity Quaite, Barrister at Fieldfisher
  • Emma Elston MBE, Chief Executive at UKCM Ltd
  • James Lappin, Head of Dispute Resolution at Fieldfisher
  • Juliet Oliver, SRA
  • Nina Grahame KC
  • Oluwapelumi Adeola
  • Elizabeth Rimmer
  • Sian Darlington, Partner at Gunnercooke LLP

09:30am Registration & coffee

10am – 4pm Conference, with networking lunch

5-7pm Drinks and networking, with guest speaker

7-9pm Afterparty at Fountain House, St Ann’s Square, Manchester