‘A bright graduate’s dream of joining the police was destroyed – because she’d been told off for shoplifting from Primark when she was just 13. And now top judges have slammed a police recruitment policy that “irrationally” led to rejection of the job application from the woman, who is now in her 20s.’
WalesOnline, 18th october 2017
‘Book soon to secure a place at this year’s DLA conference.
The DLA conference is renowned for its combination of cutting-edge legal commentary, insightful exposition and shaping the policy agenda for discrimination lawyers – this year is no exception.
Speakers in the morning include Sam Smethers, Chief Executive of the Fawcett Society; Karon Monaghan QC of Matrix Chambers and Professor Iyiola Solanke, Professor of EU Law and Social Justice at Leeds University. During the afternoon participants will be able to choose topics they wish to explore in greater depth during breakout sessions covering a range of current equality law issues. The breakout sessions, led by experienced practitioners with specialist expertise, will provide practical advice in relation to particular areas of law or procedures
The day concludes with a panel discussion chaired by Robin Allen QC followed by a drinks reception.’
Date: 3rd November 2017
Location: Allen & Overy, Bishops Square, London E1 6AD
Charge: See website for details
More information can be found here.