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27 February, 2019

‘Calling Time at the Bar: Helena Normanton and Her Challenge to the Legal Profession"

Calling Time at the Bar: Helena Normanton and Her Challenge to the Legal Profession - School of Law IWD Celebration

Dr Judith Bourne, St Mary’s University Twickenham

2019 marks the centenary of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919 which facilitated access to the legal profession for women. Dr Judith Bourne, ambassador for the First 100 Years Project, joins us to reflect on this historic change and explore the story of Helena Normanton, the first woman to practice as a barrister in England.

This event will attract 1 CPD point.

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