Women in the Law UK Webinar Series

WITL Webinars are exclusively available to all of our members


This ‘pay it forward’ initiative has been kindly supported and shaped by over 45 amazing speakers and companies, who have all pledged to share their expertise. Our plan is to host one webinar per week via Zoom, free of charge for anyone, anywhere in the world to join.  These webinars will be 45 mins duration with Q&A.

Thanks to our speakers, we will cover a myriad of topics relating to both work and life. You can expect everything from managing your mental health to managing virtual teams.

Check this page frequently to keep up to date with our webinars.

We wish you all the very best of health during this time, and we look forward to seeing you in the virtual world of Women in the Law UK online.

Upcoming Webinars

Click here to register for upcoming events on Eventbrite
  • January 2021

    Wellbeing Week

    Mon 4th – Wesleyan

    Tue 5th  – Jo McCormack Fat doctor

    Wed 6th – Veera Stannard

    Thurs 7th – Rachel Brushfield

    Thurs 7th 7pm Manjula Bray

    Fri 8th – Donna McGrath

    Weds 13th – Susan Carr, Beating the Winter Blues

    Thurs 14th  7pm “In Conversation With…”

    Fri 15th   Michael Gates and Managing Remote Teams

    Tue 19th  – Donna Smith, Burn Brighter than before the pandemic

    Thurs 21st 7pm Wellness with special guest Christine Steel Student Special

    Fri 22nd 1pm Rachel Maunder, The power of being heard

    Mon 25th – Ann Page, Business Skills

    Thurs 28th 1pm Time Management for Lawyers, Hannah Beko

    Thurs 28th 7pm How to Feel Good, Amy Johnson

    Fri 29th 1pm Michael Gates on Leading Across Cultures

    Book Clubs

    Friday 8th  – Sarah Langford; In Your Defence

    Friday 22nd – Caroline Frear; Sweet Little Lies

    Friday 29th – Nikki Aldeson; Raising The Bar

  • February 2021

    Mon 1st – Cath Brown, Developing Leadership Habits

    Tue 2nd – Donna Smith, Burn Brighter than your imposter syndrome

    Thursday 4th How can you be a better ally in race with speaker Elaine Banton, Amanda Adeola, Jason Pitter

    Thurs 11th – Donna Smith, Burn Bright (not out!) in your Legal Career

    Thurs 11th How can men be better allies in gender guest speaker with Ben Mccormack  and Nik White

    Tue 16th – Cath Brown, Managing Difficult Conversations

    Thurs 18th  How to be better allies & better understand Trans rights with Kate O’donnell

    Thurs 25th How to better allies in LGBTQ rights with Brie Hoare-Stevens QC, Ciara Bartlam, Caroline Harrington

    Friday 26th Book Club with Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu discussing “This is Why I Resist”

  • March 2021

    Friday 5th – Virtual Future Leaders Summit

    Friday 26th Book Club with Gina Miller discussing “Rise”

  • April 2021

    Friday 30th Book Club with Sally Penni discussing “Talking Law II”

  • November 2021

    Friday 19th Annual Conference

  • Week 1 – 16th March

    • Thursdays 7-8pm: In conversation with Sally Penni
    • Friday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – Alex McCann social media expert
  • Week 2 – 23rd March

  • Week 3 – 30th March

  • Week 4 – 6th April

  • Week 5 – 13th April

  • Week 6 – 20th April

  • Week 7 – 27th April

  • Week 8 – 4th May

  • Week 9 – 11th May

    • Monday 1-2pm Lunch and Learn – “How to publish a book” with TheManWithABeard.com
    • Tuesday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – “What to wear on zoom calls”  Fashion and lock down with Harry Purewal
    • Wednesday 7-8pm: In Conversation with Grieselda Togobo, “how I reached the top”
    • Thursday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – Luan de Burgh on confidence, ‘How to Become More Confident’
    • Thursday 7-8pm: In conversation with Sally Penni – Tim Lambert – Coping with Unprecedented Change
    • Friday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – “How to be More Confident” with Sarah Perris
  • Week 10 – 18th May

    • Monday 7:30pm with Stacey Copeland inspirational role model on why she set up #pavetheway
    • Tuesday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – Suzanne Reece ‘Developing Skills for a Future Lawyer’
    • Tuesday 7-8pm: INSTAGRAM LIVE with Chronicles of a Family Lawyer.
    • Thursday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn with Rachel Brushfield how to energise and liberate your talent
    • Thursday 7-8pm “In Conversation with Donna McGarth
    • Friday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – “What About Sleep: your Barometer in this Current Time” by Adriana Galimberti-Rennie
  • Week 11 – 25th May

  • Week 12 – 1st June

    • Monday 1-2pm Lunch & Learn – SRA and disciplinaries during COVID 19
    • Tuesday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – Leadership by Tim Lambert – ‘Preparing to be a balanced leader. Developing trust in leadership’
    • Wednesday 1-2pm Lunch & Learn – Weslyan
    • Thursday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – Kirsty James Colony ‘Effective Networking
    • Thursday 7-8pm: In conversation with Sally Penni… and Suzette Pulman
    • Friday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – “Careers, You and Your CV‘ Advice from Headhunter Realm Recruit covering ‘updating your CV’ by legal recruiter Duanne Commel
  • Week 13 – 8th June

    • Tuesday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – ‘Imposter Syndrome How to Beat It’ with Kate Dodd, Diversity and Inclusion consultant and Solicitor at Pinset Masons LLP
    • Wednesday 1-2pm: Ella Overshot – Latest Research – Using Lessons from Lockdown for Future Performance
    • Thursday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – ‘How to Build your Brand‘ by Tanya Lloyd, photographer knowing your brand
    • Thursday 7-8pm: In conversation with Sally Penni and Stuart Anderson from Alpha PR
    • Friday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – Sarah Evans on employment rights for women
  • Week 14 – 15th June

    • Monday 1-2pm: Lunch and Learn -“Working with the press to win more clients and benefit your career.” With Stuart Anderson, founder of Alpha Public Relations
    • Tuesday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – How to have more Gravitas by Kevin Withane
    • Thursday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – Phil Barnes- My Journey From Solicitor to Barrister to Part time Judge
    • Thursday 7-8pm: In conversation with…… Sally Penni and Special Guest
    • Friday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – Mary B. Jackson from Lawcare
  • Week 15 – 22nd June

    • Monday 7:30pm: How I Reached the Top – Karen Borden
    • Tuesday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – Lawyer to other talents – Graham Hansen
    • Tuesday 7pm: How I Reached the Top – Sharon Amesu
    • Wednesday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn Donna McGrath
    • Wednesday 7-8pm: Jodie Hill
    • Thursday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – From CPS to Judge my story of judicial appointment. With DJ Mark Angus
    • Thursday 7-8pm: In conversation with…… Sally Penni and Special Guest Duanne Cormell
    • Friday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – ‘Prime your personal brand: top tips for on-purpose, on-point personality driven communication’ with Shola Kaye
    • Friday 7pm – Monthly Book Club
  • Week 16 – 29th June

    • Tuesday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – Resilience with Rachel Ward Liley
    • Wednesday 7pm: How I Reached the Top
    • Thursday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – Jill Paterson on Consumer law
    • Thursday 7-8pm: In conversation with…… Sally Penni and Special Guest
    • Friday 10am: Q&A with Andy Burnham and others
    • Friday 1pm: Lunch and Learn with Wesleyan
    • Friday 6pm: Black Lives Matter Special – with Courtenay Griffiths
  • Week 17 – 6th July

    • Monday 1-2pm: Lunch and Learn – Manjula Bray “Are you a competent contender for the judiciary?”
    • Tuesday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – Media Training, Crisis Communications and Presentations Skills with The Media Coach Catherine Cross.
    • Wednesday: How I Reached the Top with Karen Kabweru-Namulemu
    • Wednesday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – Carol Gillespie author of A flying Start, Student Special
    • Thursday 1-2pm:Lunch and Learn – Emotional Intelligence for law and business with Ella Overshot
    • Thursday 7-8pm: In conversation with…… Sally Penni Student Special
    • Friday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – Masterclass on How to Burn Bright not burn out by Donna Smith
  • Week 18 – 13th July

    • Tuesday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – How to prevent pain with Osteopath Suzette Pulman
    • Wednesday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – SBA Charity – What can the Solicitors Benivalent Charity do to help in a crisis
    • Thursday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – How I Reached the Top with Rachel Birks
    • Thursday 7-8pm: In conversation with…… Sally Penni
    • Friday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – Sarah Perris “How to give a presentation with Confidence in the digital age”
  • Week 19 – 20th July

    • Monday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – Branding with Janine Esbrand
    • Thursday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – Securing a Traing Contract with So Yung
    • Thursday 7-8pm: In conversation with…… Sally Penni
    • Friday 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – Growth Mindset for you and your Family with Emma Mander
  • Week 20 – 27th July

    • Thursday 7-8pm: In conversation with…… Sally Penni and Special Guests
    • Friday 6-7pm: Career Advice and Why Black Lives Matter with Amanda Adeola
    • Friday 7pm: Monthly Book Club – Scarlett Cole, Jordan Reclaimed

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  • August

    • Friday 7th 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – “How to get a training Contract” with Emma Klieve Book Here
    • Friday 14th 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – “Keeping your Dreams Alive” by Rachel Maunder Book Here
    • Friday 21st 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – “Working in an Alternative Business Structure” with Sian Darlington Book Here
    • Tuesday 25th 1-2: Birthday Q&A for Founder Sally Penni Book Here
    • Tuesday 25th 7-8: Birthday Virtual Drinks for Founder Sally Penni with Special Guests Book Here
    • Every Thursday 7-8pm: In conversation with…… Sally Penni and Special Guests

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  • September

    • Thursday 3rd: Advice and Guidance for Pupillage Aspiring and Junior Barristers with Helen Longworth
    • Friday 4th: Book Club, Chris Daw QC; Justice on Trial
    • Tuesday 15th: Wesleyan on Stamp Duty
    • Tuesday 22nd 1-2pm: Lunch & Learn – How to get Pupillage with Emily Landale
    • Friday 25th: Book Club, Sarah Vaughan; The Anatomy of a Scandal
    • Every Thursday “In Conversation with Special Guest
      • Thursday 17th Joanne McCormack – Weighing up the Evidence on Diet
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