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CANCELLED - International Women's Day 2018

Marcia Willis Stewart QC (Hon)

Date/Time: Thursday, 8 March 2018, 12:30 - 14:00

Venue: The Boiler House

Unfortunately this event has been cancelled due to strike action.
 
Light Refreshments and Networking 12.00-12.30pm Talk and Discussion 12.30-2.00pm
 
Marcia Willis Stewart is an award-winning civil rights lawyer and a partner at the renowned Birnberg Peirce & Partners law firm. Willis Stewart has championed legal aid and has represented families in challenging and high profile cases against the state. She acted for the family of Brazilian electrician Jean Charles de Menezes, shot dead by police in 2005, and represented the family at the inquest into the 2011 police shooting of Mark Duggan.
 
More recently, Willis Stewart was the lead lawyer for the legal team acting on behalf of 77 of the 96 families of the deceased at the Hillsborough Inquests, and helped to secure justice when it was ruled that the 96 victims were unlawfully killed. Her sterling work has been recognised with numerous awards, most recently Legal Personality of the Year at the Solicitors Journal Awards 2017. Willis Stewart was also made an honorary Queen's Counsel in January 2017.
 
Please register for this event using the online form.
Marcia Willis-Stewart