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DLA Annual Conference 2017 "The Place of Gender in Equality Law" - Friday 3rd November - book your place now!

Date published: 
1 October 2017
DLA Conference 2017
The Place of Gender
in Equality Law




Booking is now open for our 2017 Conference.


The conference will be held on Friday 3rd November 2017 at the London offices of Allen & Overy (Bishops Square, London E1 6AD).


Reserve your place now by going to our secure booking website:


Using our dedicated facility, you can book your place, select your preferred breakout sessions, advise us of any access or dietary requirements where you can book your place, select your preferred breakout sessions, advise us of any access or dietary requirements - you can opt to register and pay immediately by card (default) or register only and pay later (click on the down arrow in the Payment section and select "pay by cheque").




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, Fawcett Society, Karon Monaghan QC of Matrix Chambers and Professor Iyiola Solanke, Professor of EU Law and Social Justice at Leeds University. The afternoon will consist of our usual lively and participatory workshops and conclude with a panel discussion.


As in previous years, 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


Our afternoon panel, which will be chaired by Robin Allen QC of Cloisters Chambers will include experts in areas of policy, rights, law and politics. Confirmed panel members include Susan Belgrave, 7 Bedford Row Chambers, Joanne Kaye, southwest regional TUC vice chair, Michael Newman of Leigh Day Solicitors, Janet Veitch, Trustee of Women's Budget Group.


A drinks reception at the end of the afternoon will be a great chance for participants and speakers to network.


We very much look forward to seeing you there.




Please pass this information on to colleagues and friends who might be interested - we hope to see you on 3rd November!


If you have any queries, please email


The Discrimination Law Association is very grateful
to Allen & Overy for their generous support