Brick Court, Essex Court, Fountain Court and One Essex Court Chambers invite you to:

  • Be inspired by women who are passionate about their careers
  • Find out about the typical day of a commercial barrister
  • Learn how women barristers achieve a work/life balance in different ways
  • Challenge any prejudices you may have about barristers or about commercial work
  • Get advice on how to become a commercial barrister

The event has been organised by Philippa Hopkins QC (Essex Court Chambers), Anna Boase QC (One Essex Court), Laura Newton (Brick Court Chambers) and Rosalind Phelps QC (Fountain Court Chambers). In attendance will also be Dame Sara Cockerill (one of the few female High Court Judges to sit in the Commercial court)

6:30pm Welcome Drinks

6:45pm Short talks by junior and senior women barristers

7:15pm Q&A

7:30-8:30pm Informal networking over drinks and canapes with speakers and other barristers

All welcome: women and men, law and non-law students

A formal response is not needed, but it would be helpful if you could let us know if you're coming: marketingteam@essexcourt.com