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

Hosted by LSE Law, LSE Spectrum and LSESU LGBT Alliance

Hong Kong Theatre,


Claire Fox

Sarah Hannett

Daniel Winterfeldt


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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