In this episode, Dr Sally Penni MBE is Talking Law with Michael Mansfield KC
Michael was called to the Bar in 1967. In 1984, he established Tooks Chambers and became Queen’s Counsel in 1989. He has represented defendants in criminal trials, appeals and inquiries in some of the most controversial legal cases the country has seen, particularly where issues of Civil Liberty have arisen.
Sally and Michael discuss some of the high profile cases Michael has worked on, including Stephen Lawrence and the Grenfell Inquiry.
He also shares his experience of chairing inquiries for mistreated groups and providing equal opportunities for black practitioners.
Presented by Sally Penni MBE, barrister at law at Kenworthy’s Chambers Manchester and founder and chair of Women in the Law UK. Follow Sally on Twitter @SallyPenni1 and Instagram @sjsallypenni