#My25Years – Bringing Back Brief Chats
6pm Wednesday 20th February 2019
Carmelite Chambers, 9, Carmelite Street, London EC4Y0DR
An entertaining chat with stars of law and justice… In person and by livestream.
Felicity Gerry QC is celebrating 25 years at the Bar of England and Wales by bringing back Brief Chats with Kim Evans (commissioning editor of thejusticegap.com) and Barbara Hamilton Bruce (Senior Executive at BHB Consulting and CILEx fellow). Originally a podcast series for the University of Law, this time the event will be filmed in Carmelite Chambers library and live streamed to the public.
Felicity decided to celebrate this milestone as a small tribute to The First Hundred Years project which in turn celebrates 2019 as 100 years since women were permitted to practice as lawyers in England and Wales. In a recognition that many women lawyers are lost to attrition, we hope this event will inspire young law …
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Details of the seminar are as follows:
Presenter: Professor Felicity Gerry QC
Title of presentation: Using Technology to combat Human Trafficking
Time: Wednesday 19 June at 12pm
Venue: Landerer Moot Court, Western Sydney University
Bio: Felicity Gerry QC is Professor of Legal Practice at Deakin University where she lectures on Criminal Law and Modern Slavery and is involved in the Clinical programs, including developing a unit on Indigenous Justice. She researches issues relating to women & law, technology & law and reforming justice systems with a particular emphasis on using technology to combat human trafficking in organised crime. Felicity is also an international QC at Crockett Chambers, Melbourne and Carmelite Chambers, London. She is admitted in England and Wales and Australia and has had ad hoc admission in Hong Kong and Gibraltar. She was Legal Personality of the Year 2016 and has been recognised in the Legal 500 as a leading …
Felicity has contributed to 3 books on vulnerability: Access to Justice for Vulnerable People and Addressing Vulnerability in Justice Systems both published by Wildy Simmonds and Hill and Addressing Vulnerability in Justice Systems, Published by OUP. Her Chapter on vulnerable witnesses and parties in civil proceedings in Addressing Vulnerability in Justice Systems (published 2016) was described as “such a broadly comprehensive chapter on the subject of vulnerability within the legal system that it could stand as a practitioners’ potted guide in itself”. More information on this subject here.
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Felicity assisted lawyers in the Philippines for Mary Jane Veloso who was reprieved from execution in Indonesia whilst her status as a human trafficking victim in the drug trade is …More