Ingrid Simler QC joins panel of outstanding professionals for the ‘Women in Law’ debate

Ingrid Simler QC is a member of the panel for a national cross-profession debate entitled "Women in the Law" chaired by Eversheds this weekend. The debate, which will take place as part of the WOW - Women of the World Festival at the Southbank Centre will serve as a call for concerted action to increase the unacceptable female attrition rate across the entire legal profession.

The Women in law debate will take place on Saturday 12th March between 12 noon and 1.30 PM

Chaired by Eversheds Partner Denise Jagger, the panel will include:

  • Baroness Helena Kennedy QC
  • The Rt Hon The Baroness Scotland of Asthal QC - Shadow Attorney General House of Lords
  • Lucy Scott-Moncrieff - Solicitor and Deputy Vice President of the Law Society
  • Sandie Okoro - General Counsel, Baring Asset Management Limited
  • Kim Hollis QC - Incoming Chair of the Equality and Diversity Committee of the Bar Council  and Chair of the Equality and Diversity Committee of the Criminal Bar Association
  • Caroline Stroud - Global HR Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Frances Kirkham - formerly Senior Circuit Judge and member of the Judicial Appointments Committee
  • Sara Nathan - Broadcaster, Member of Judicial Appointments Commission
  • Ingrid Simler QC - Chair of the Bar Council’s Diversity and Equality Committee
  • Dame Janet Gaymer QC - formerly Commissioner for Public Appointments and a law firm Senior Partner
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