Our speakers will focus on the female experience, from the impact of gender on psychiatric injury to pregnancy and maternity discrimination.

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Medical Devices: a system that fails women

Aliyah Akram and Cressida Mawdesley-Thomas will be joined by Sonia Macleod, senior researcher on the Cumberlege review. They will be discussing systemic failures to regulate medical devices for women and routes of redress.

Surrogacy, fertility and the future of XX v Whittington

A short webinar dealing with the practical ramifications of the judgement in XX v Whittington Hospital NHS Trust [2020] UKSC 14, including the ratio, surrogacy pleadings, evidence, general damages and how the law may have changed.

Women and Asbestos

Kate Boakes and Megan Griffiths are joined by Dr Stephanie Ejegi-Memeh, to discuss the GEMS study and features of asbestos litigation that more commonly involves female claimants.

Women and Employment Law

A look at Equal pay and secrecy clauses, pregnancy, maternity and family leave claims.