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Inaugural Event of the DLA in the Midlands: "handling disability discrimination complaints" workshop @Nº5 Birmingham Mon 3 July

Date published: 
25 May 2016

Date:                                     03/07/2017 

Venue:                                  No5 Barristers' Chambers
      Fountain Court
      Steelhouse Lane
      Birmingham, B4 6DR (

Registration:                        17:30

Start Time:                           17:45

End Time:                             19:00

Learning Hour(s):                1 Learning Hour

No5 Barristers’ Chambers will be hosting the Discrimination Law Association’s inaugural event in the Midlands.

The DLA is delighted to announce that its long-cherished ambition to set up regional representation in large centres outside London (the subject of a motion passed at the AGM in February 2016) will finally be realised when an inaugural event takes place in the Midlands on Monday 3rd July.


17:30 Registration
Refreshments will be provided.

17:45 Welcome
Catherine Rayner, Chair - DLA

The evening will be introduced by Catherine Rayner, Chair of the DLA, to celebrate its first event in the Midlands and to provide a brief overview of the organisation. 

18:00 Workshop - ‘Handling disability discrimination complaints - how best to succeed’
Helen Barney, Barrister - No5 Employment Law Group (profile)

This will be an interactive session exploring the pitfalls and ways to success in pursuing a disability discrimination claim, allowing for a detailed discussion of tactics.

19:00 Close
David McBride, Midlands Representative - DLA

David will close the evening and briefly discuss the future of DLA in the Midlands.







Please note that there will unfortunately be no skype transmission of this inaugural event.

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