International Women’s Day Series

Date

Friday 12th March 2021

Time

13:00 - 13:30

Venue

Online


We are delighted to invite you to our International Women’s Day Webinar Series.

The series of five webinars will start on International Women’s Day 2021, Monday 8th March, running until Friday 11th March. Each webinar will last half an hour between 13:00 and 13:30 and will be held on Zoom.

Our speakers will focus on the female experience, from the impact of gender on psychiatric injury to pregnancy and maternity discrimination. Our guest speakers include Sonia Macleod (Oxford University), Stephanie Ejegi-Memeh (Sheffield University) and Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist Dr Nikki de Taranto.

WATCH NOWPlease see our full programme below.

PERSONAL INJURY
POSTPONED
 
Psychiatric injury claims: the impact of gender
Catherine Peck, Emily Read and Nina Ross with Dr Nikki de Taranto (Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, MBBCh LLM MRCPsych)
     
PRODUCT LIABILITY
Tuesday, 09 March
13:00 – 13:30
  Medical devices: a system that fails women
Aliyah Akram and Cressida Mawdesley-Thomas with Sonia Macleod (Oxford University and researcher for the Independent Medicines and Medical Device Safety Review)
     
CLINICAL NEGLIGENCE
Wednesday, 10 March
13:00 – 13:30
  Surrogacy, fertility and the future of XX v Whittington
Vanessa Cashman, Emily Read and Charley Turton
     
INDUSTRIAL DISEASE
Thursday, 11 March
13:00 – 13:30
  Women and Asbestos
Kate Boakes and Megan Griffiths with Stephanie Ejegi-Memeh (University of Sheffield and researcher for the Gendered Experience of Mesothelioma Study)
     
EMPLOYMENT
Friday, 12 March
13:00 – 13:30
  Women & Employment law: Equal pay and secrecy clauses, pregnancy, maternity and family leave claims
Martina Murphy, Laura Robinson and Hollie Patterson

This event is free of charge. For more information, please contact events@12kbw.co.uk