International Women’s Day Manchester

Date: Tuesday 13 March 2018

Time: 18:00 - 20:00

Location: Central Manchester

Speakers: HHJ Hillary Manley; Alex Preston, Olliers; Correnna Platt Stephensons

Fee: No Fee - RSVP essential

Availability: Open for Bookings

Availability: Open for Bookings

March 2018 will see the third annual festival hosted by Doughty Street Chambers in celebration of International Women’s Day.  We have been delighted and overwhelmed by the support these events have generated, and this year’s planned programmes promise to be even bigger than 2016 and 2017, and we hope to reach even more people.

We are planning an event to take place in Manchester on 13th March 2018 and will focus particularly on issues facing women in the criminal justice system.

The planned agenda includes:

18.00 – 18.15               Registration and Welcome   Harriet Johnson, Doughty Street Chambers (Chair)


18.15 – 18.45              Trial                                         Alex Preston (Olliers) and Erim Mushtaq (Doughty Street Chambers)


18.45 – 19.15              Mitigation                             Women in Prison speaker (TBC) and HHJ Hillary Manley


19.15 – 19.45              Appeal                                  Katy Thorne (QC to be, Doughty Street Chambers) and Correna Platt (Stephensons)


19.45 – 20.00             Q&A


20.00                           Drinks Reception



To book a place please go here. 

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