Young Lawyers Virtual Conference – Forging the way Forward
Join the YCLA virtual conference on how to forge a gratifying and successful career.
The Young Commonwealth Lawyers Association (YCLA) are pleased to announce their inaugural virtual Conference, the theme of the Conference being: Young Commonwealth Lawyers – Forging the Way Forward where young commonwealth lawyers will reaffirm the Commonwealth bond of legal fraternity, with each session providing an opportunity to participate.
What could you gain?
- Help build the bridge between the geographical gap.
- An opportunity for young lawyers to form lasting and meaningful relationships between Commonwealth countries through discourse over the Conference.
- Young lawyers can learn from and dialog with seasoned practitioners and colleagues alike.
- Designed by young lawyers for young lawyers.
DATE : Thursday 22nd September
Time : 6.00am – 4.45pm BST
START TIME :
12.00 am Kingston
1.00 am Nassau
6.00 am London/Abuja
7.00 am Lusaka
8.00 am Nairobi
|Opening & Welcoming remarks||Brian Speers & Vivian Kuan||6.00 – 6.15 am BST|
|Keynote speech||Justice Dato’ Mary Lim Thiam Suan, Federal Court Judge, Malaysia||6.15 – 6.30 am BST|
|How young lawyers can negotiate their pay and advocate for their career progression||Mei Gong
|6.30 – 7.30 am BST|
|Mentoring, Professional Growth & Crafting a Specialization as a Young Lawyer||Kimberley Williams Wroe
|7.45 – 8.45 am BST|
|Gender at work in the law: unpacking the gender pay gap||Dr Janin Bredehoeft||9.00 – 10.00 am BST|
|Recent developments in LGBTQ+ rights||Téa Braun
John McKendrick KC
|11:30 – 12:30 pm BST|
|Wellness in law and Retention in the legal practice||Dr Jemma King
|12.45 – 1.45 pm BST|
|Advocacy for Young Lawyers: Tips from the Bar||Steven Thiru
Chloe Mc Millan
Nizam Salleh Keruak
|2.00 – 3.00 pm BST|
|Actualizing the 2nd Pillar of the United Nations and the International Decade for People of African Descent; Recognition, Justice and Development||President of the Federation of African Law Students Mr Alfred Dei||3.15 – 4.15 pm BST|