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Not Yet Over the Rainbow: contemporary barriers to LGBT+ equality in the legal profession

LSE Law, LSE Spectrum and LSESU LGBT Alliance public debate

Date: Tuesday 2 February 2016
Time:  6.30-8pm
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speakers:  Claire Fox, Sarah Hannett, Daniel Winterfeldt
Chair: Dr Chris Thomas

Drawing on a mix of personal experience and professional insight, speakers from the City, the bar and the bench will discuss contemporary barriers to the advancement of LGBT+ people in the legal profession and how those barriers may be overcome.

Claire Fox is a family practitioner at Pump Court Chambers, Co Chair of the Bar Lesbian and Gay Group and sits on the Equality and Diversity Committee of the Bar Council.

Sarah Hannett (@SarahHannett) is a Barrister at Matrix Chambers.

Daniel Winterfeldt is Head of International Capital Markets at CMS Cameron McKenna LLP and is founder and Co-Chair of the InterLaw Diversity Forum.

Chris Thomas is Assistant Professor of Law at LSE.

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