Cambridge Women in Law - 100 years in practice

Cambridge Women in Law - 100 years in practice

  • One Hundred Years
  • Cambridge Women in Law, 100 years in pratice
Celebrate the successes of Cambridge women in the law at this event, which includes panel discussions, an exhibition of The First 100 Years Project, and an evening drinks reception
Friday, 27 September 2019 - 1.00pm to 6.30pm BST
Open to: 
Alumni and guests

Enjoy an afternoon of panel discussions, an exhibition of The First 100 Years Project, and an evening drinks reception. Speakers will include UK Supreme Court Justices Lady Hale and Lady Arden


1.15pm – Welcome address by Chair of the Faculty Professor Brian Cheffins and Dana Denis-Smith, creator of First 100 Years Project

1.25pm – Panel Discussion: Women in Practice

Confirmed participants include:

Moderator: Dr Pippa Rogerson - Master at Gonville and Caius College, Reader in Private International Law

  • Amanda Pinto QC – Vice-Chair of the Bar, specialist in corporate crime, money laundering, art crime and business wrongdoing at the Chambers of Andrew Mitchell QC, 33 Chancery Lane.
  • Sara Luder – Partner and Head of Tax at Slaughter and May
  • Shauna Gillan – Part-time Immigration Judge and barrister specialising in refugee / immigration, human rights and public law
  • Jessica Gladstone – Partner at Clifford Chance, and also co-founding director and trustee of Advocates for International Development (A4ID); and Chair of the Board of Rule Of Law Expertise UK (ROLE UK)
  • Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC – Barrister at Doughty Street Chambers, specialising in human rights and civil liberties
  • Elaine Penrose – Partner at Hogan Lovells in Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment Group
  • Priya Lele – Legal Process Design Lead, UK, US & EMEA at Herbert Smith Freehills, and co-founder of ‘She Breaks The Law’

2.25pm – Tea and refreshments

2.50pm - Panel Discussion: Women in the wider world

Confirmed participants include:

Moderator: Professor Nicola Padfield - Master at Fitzwilliam College, Director at Cambridge Centre for Criminal Justice, Professor in Criminal and Penal Justice

  • Lucy Frazer QC MP - Member of Parliament for South-East Cambridgeshire
  • Katerina Gould - Founder and principal coach at Thinking Potential which she established in 2005, following a career in corporate management, entrepreneurship and a first class business education. Katerina is also co-founder of Women Returners.
  • Sally Boyle - International Head of Human Capital Management for Goldman Sachs and a member of the European Management Committee
  • Clare Algar - Director of Global Operations at Amnesty International
  • Isabella Sankey – Director of Detention Action, previously at Liberty and Reprieve
  • Gill Phillips - Director of editorial legal services at Guardian News and Media 
  • Busola Johnson - Specialist Prosecutor, Special Crime and Counter Terrorism Division at Crown Prosecution Service

3.50pm – Tea and refreshments

4.20pm Lady Hale (President of The Supreme Court) and Lady Arden (Justice of The Supreme Court) in conversation with Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Eilís Ferran

5.20pm – Closing remarks from Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Eilís Ferran and Professor Brian Cheffins

5.30–6.30pm – Drinks reception and networking

Meeting point: 
The Atrium

Booking information

Bookings now closed, please contact for further information

£15 / £12 concessions / free for under 12s


Faculty of Law
The David Williams Building
10 West Road
United Kingdom


Step-free access is available – please contact us in advance.

Onsite parking is not available for this event.