Discover the LLM Dubai - Breakfast Seminar

Location
Pinsent Masons Dubai Offices - The Offices 1 (adjacent to the Dubai World Trade Centre) -One Central - Dubai
Category
Arts and Law, Dubai Campus
Dates
Sunday 30th June 2019 (08:00-10:00)
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Dubai

Harnessing what has been learned from talent management research to continue to improve equality, diversity and inclusion in the legal profession

Speaker: Professor Lisa Webley

As the first global top 100 and UK Russell Group University to establish a campus in Dubai, the University of Birmingham is proud to launch our LLM International Commercial Law programme. As a leader and innovator in legal education, supported by world-class research, we aim to add to the professional education environment in Dubai in partnership with leading firms and legal offices.

To gain an insight into Legal Education at the University of Birmingham, Professor Lisa Webley, Chair in Legal Education and Research, Head of Birmingham Law School, will be delivering a engaging seminar on the topic of ‘Harnessing what has been learned from talent management research to continue to improve equality, diversity and inclusion in the legal profession ’on the 30th June at Pinsent Mason offices in Dubai. This is a chance to hear from a world-leading legal expert, experience the Birmingham LLM, and better understand the benefits for students and their employers.

Agenda

(Local times, GMT+4)

  • 08:00 – 08:30: Arrival and Welcome
  • 08:30 – 09:30: Professor Lisa Webley will lead the Seminar
  • 09:30 – 10:00: Questions and Networking§

Speaker profile

Professor Lisa Webley, Birmingham Law School

Professor Lisa Webley’s research concerns the regulation, education and ethicality and professionalism of the legal profession, and broader access to justice and rule of law concerns. She has been the Principal Investigator on several large research projects and has undertaken funded empirical research for public bodies and organisations including the European Commission; the Ministry of Justice and the Department for Trade and Industry. She is head of research in CEPLER.

Lisa is General Editor of Legal Ethics and Co-Director of the Legal Education Research Network. She holds visiting professorships at the Sir Zelman Cowen Centre at Victoria University Australia and at the University of Portsmouth, and has been a visiting scholar at Melbourne University and Hong Kong University. She holds a Senior Research Fellowship at IALS, University of London. She is co-author (with Harriet Samuels) of the Complete Public Law: Text, Cases and Materials (OUP) and Legal Writing (Routledge). She was awarded the OUP Law Teacher of the Year prize 2016.