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9th Annual Legal Seminar

We are delighted to invite you to our 9th Annual Legal Seminar which is taking place on Wednesday 6th December 2017. The title of the seminar is “1937 to 2017: What has changed for women seeking legal redress?”


Date: Wednesday 6th December 2017

Time: 5.00pm – 9.15pm

Cost: £15, including light supper

Location: Laura Devine Solicitors, 100 Cannon Street, London, EC4N 6EU

Chair: Judge Dawn Freedman


The annual seminar is always a popular event and much appreciated by participants.

By attending the seminar you will gain 3 self accredited CPD Points.



5.00 – 5:30  

Coffee and Registration

5:30 – 5:35   


Naomi Dickson, Chief Executive, Jewish Women’s Aid

5:35 – 6:10

Family courts & the effect of the lack of access to legal representation at the lower end of the social & financial scale

HH Judge Rachel Karp

6:10 – 6:45  

The days of brutal trials are at an end

HH Peter Rook QC (former senior judge at the Central Criminal Court) 

6.45 – 7.30

Light supper (bagels and pastries)

7:30 – 8:15 

High net worth divorces

Sarah Anticoni, Solicitor, Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

8:15 – 8:45   

The assistance that can be provided to women who cannot access legal representation

Suzi Epstein, Trained McKenzie Friend

8:45 – 9:00   

General discussion on points arising

9:00 – 9:15

Closing remarks

To register your attendance you can do so online or by cheque made payable to JWA, sent to Jewish Women’s Aid, PO Box 65550, London, N3 9EG.  For further info please call Suzi/Caroline on 020 8445 8060.