Mini Symposium - Women in Law

18:00 06-03-20 - 19:30 06-03-20

An Evening at the Institute of Law celebrating Women In The Law and Justice Profession

An evening to mark International Women's Day (Sunday 8th March)

We are celebrating the success of women working in the Law and Justice Profession.

Our guest speakers for the evening will be

Claire Davies - Having passed her English Bar exams in 1992 Claire was called to the Jersey Bar in 1997 becoming an Associate of Mourant du Feu & Jeune before joining Backhurst Dorey & Crane. Having served as a partner of that firm from 2005 Claire founded Davies & Ingram as senior partner in 2012. In 2018 Claire commenced a new firm, ‘Claire Davies, Advocate’ specialising in all aspects of family law. Claire also lectures here at the Institute.

Judge Bridget Shaw - An Assistant Magistrate since 2008, Bridget went on to become the Island's first female Magistrate in 2013.

Karen Houston - Is the Acting Detectire Sergeant at the Economic Crime & Confiscation Unit.

Dr Sasha Holden – Sasha offers consulting advise to NGOs, states and coporations on international law and human rights. She has a particular interest in women’s rights and refugees. She is also and experienced academic and teaches at human rights law at the Institute of Law.


Institute of Law

University College Jersey

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JE1 1HL Highlands Lane

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