DLA Conference 2011 - "Equality Act - One Year On"

Date published: 
4 October 2011

We had a very good turnout on the day which made for a convivial atmosphere and lively discussion. Particular thanks are due to our hosts, Simmons and Simmons, and especially to:

  • Zainab Kemsley, CR & Diversity Manager
  • Lucy Annison, CR & Diversity Assistant
speakers : 
  • Professor Sir Bob Hepple
  • Karon Monaghan QC, Matrix Chambers
  • Helen Mountfield QC, Matrix Chambers
  • Prof Robert Wintemute, King's College London
  • Prof Lucy Vickers, Oxford Brookes University


  • Robin Allen QC (Chair)
  • Sarah Veale, TUC
  • John Wadham, Legal Director EHRC
  • Karen Chouhan, Equanomics-UK
  • Julian Taylor, Simmons & Simmons
 breakouts session leaders: 
  • Martin Westgate QC, Doughty Street Chambers
  • Tamara Lewis, employment law consultant
  • David Stephenson, 1 Mitre Court Chambers
  • Peter Reading, EHRC
  • Shah Qureshi, Bindmans LLP
  • Catherine Casserley, Cloisters Chambers
  • Caroline Gooding, equality law researcher and consultant
  • Dan Rosenberg, Maxwell Gillott
  • Michael Reed, Free Representation Unit
  • Paul Bowen, Doughty Street Chambers
  • Louise Curtis, EHRC
  • Sally Brett, TUC
  • Jane Farrell, Equality Works
  • Declan O’Dempsey, Cloisters Chambers
  • Schona Jolly, Cloisters Chambers
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