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Wrigleys' Annual Employment Law Conference for CharitiesInclusivity in today's working environment

Thursday 16th June, 2022 |
Conference will take place on virtual platform


This conference will explore inclusivity in the workplace and offer strategies for working with employees who may feel marginalised for a variety of reasons particularly as we develop different working practices arising from the pandemic. The day will include breakout sessions and opportunities to network with the speakers and other delegates. Along with our annual update on key developments in employment law it is a ‘must-do’ for all those involved in managing people.




Welcome and introduction

Alacoque Marvin, solicitor at Wrigleys Solicitors

Keynote speech: Creating equitable and inclusive workplaces

Guest Key Note speech followed by panel discussion

Sophia Moreau, Head of Advocacy and Communications | Multi-Award Winning Campaigner | Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant/Trainer

Panel chair: Sue King, partner at Wrigleys Solicitors

Panel members: Sophia Moreau & Lauren Chiren, CEO, Women of a Certain Stage


Demystifying Menopause and normalising women's life stages

Lauren Chiren, CEO, Women of a Certain Stage


Practical trans inclusion

Robin White, barrister at Old Square Chambers

This session is pre-recorded, please send any questions you may have to

Lunch with opportunity for networking

Please choose from

Breakout A: Working with neuro-diversity

Sue King, partner at Wrigleys Solicitors

Breakout B: What’s new In family friendly policy and practice?

Alacoque Marvin, solicitor at Wrigleys Solicitors


Case law and legislation update & legislation and guidance update

Michael Crowther, solicitor at Wrigleys Solicitors

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Or for further information contact: The events team on 0113 204 1122 or at
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