Aspire 4th March 2020



6.00 – 6.30 pm:      Registration drinks and networking

6.40 – 7.10 pm:      International Women's Day Panel Discussion 

Speakers:              Christina Blacklaws - Blacklaws Consulting, Nnenna Ezeike - Head of                                Employment Law at Marex Spectron and Mary Bonsor - CEO and                                Co-Founder of F-LEX 

                               An interactive panel session to discuss this year's International Women's Day                                theme of Each for Equal. Hear how we are doing in the profession, why                                diversity and inclusion is important to us all and how both male and female                                in-house colleagues can help to create a gender equal workplace.

7:10 – 7.40 pm:      BBC 50:50 project

Speaker:                Angela Henshall - 50:50 External Partners Manager, BBC, London, UK

                               Learn how the BBC’s 5050 Project is driving forward gender equality in                                           news.

7:40 – 7.50 pm:      Break

7.50 – 8.20 pm:      Employment Law 2020: what’s on the horizon? 

Speakers:               Samantha Skinner, Senior Corporate Counsel and Ian Watson, Senior Corporate Counsel, Amazon

                                With change being the only certainty in employment law, we will take a                                      look at the key 2019 employment law developments for in-house lawyers                                    and what organisations have in store for 2020.

8.20 - 8.30 pm:       Wrap-up
8.30 pm:                 Drinks in Lexis House, followed by drinks in Harrilds hosted by the Aspire                                          Advisory Board