image002Coinciding with LGBT History Month, LAGLA NE are hosting a panel discussion on 24 February at Newcastle Law School, entitled: “LGBT Equality in the Legal Profession: Learning from the Past”. 

All legal professionals and students are welcome to attend, it will be focusing on the history and future of LGBT equality within the legal profession; what does the current culture mean for LGBT legal professionals and what else should be done, if anything, to improve LGBT equality within the profession?

Their panellists are: Cris McCurley of Ben Hoare Bell, Cliff Veitch of David Gray LLP, Neil Jones of New Park Court Chambers, Katherine Henderson an Immigration Judge of the First-tier Tribunal of the Immigration and Asylum Chamber and Prof. Chris Ashford of Northumbria Law School.

There will also be a wine reception before and after the discussion with a chance to network.

More detailsabout the event can be found here.

The event is FREE and you can sign up here.

Please circulate these event details to anyone who may be interested in starting The Conversation.