Wednesday 21st March
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Saltire Court, Edinburgh
After the success of last year’s event, Women in Law Scotland (WiLS) are hosting their second debate to mark International Women’s Day. This year’s event will take place on Wednesday 21st March at 6pm at the offices of CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP, Saltire Court, Edinburgh.
The motion will be “this house believes that quotas are necessary for women to break the glass ceiling”.
Whilst the debate will not necessarily reflect the speakers’ personal beliefs or opinions, it is hoped it will provide a platform for some thought-provoking discussion around equality within the Scottish legal profession, as well as providing a chance for networking or catching up with friends, colleagues and contacts over a glass of fizz or a soft drink.
WiLS are delighted to welcome back David Bryson (legal counsel at Baillie Gifford) and Roddy Macpherson (Messenger-at-Arms and Sheriff Officer, Rutherford & Macpherson), both experienced debaters who helped to provide a very entertaining evening last year. Joining their teams this year will be Kirsty Hood QC (Hastie Stable) and Kay Springham QC (Compass Chambers).
Tickets are £5 and can be purchased via Eventbrite – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/women-in-law-scotland-international-womens-day-debate-tickets-43392025717.
All proceeds are being donated to the LawScot Foundation, a charity set up by the Law Society of Scotland to help talented students from less advantaged backgrounds through their legal education.
The event is kindly sponsored by Frasia Wright Associates.