7th June 2022 – AGM and In Conversation with Eileen McBride CBE

Tuesday 7th June 2022 – 12:45pm-2:15pm
In-person – Law Society House, Belfast, Zoom Webinar
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About the Event
We are delighted to be joined by the recently retired President of the Industrial and Fair Employment Tribunals for Northern Ireland, Eileen McBride CBE. She will talk with our chair, Orlagh O’Neill, about her life before and after becoming an Employment Judge and share anecdotes and knowledge from her years of experience. Eileen graduated from Queen’s University Belfast in 1978 and was called to the Bar of Northern Ireland in 1979. She was appointed as a Chairman of the Industrial Tribunals and Fair Employment Tribunal in 1994, before being appointed President in 2005. Eileen was appointed CBE in 2010.

Immediately following this event will be the ELGNI Annual General Meeting. Members will receive notice of the AGM via email with details on how to nominate candidates for election to the Committee. If you have any questions regarding the AGM, please contact Craig Patterson.

4th November 2021 – Menopause Discrimination in the Workplace

Thursday 4th November 2021 – 1:00pm-2:00pm
Remote via Zoom Webinar
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About this Event
Our speaker will discuss Menopause discrimination in the workplace and the current law and proposals, focusing on relevant tribunal cases. The subject of menopause in the workplace is becoming increasingly topical at the moment so we are pleased to have Declan O’Dempsey speak to us on this subject.

Declan O’Dempsey BL
Declan O’Dempsey is a barrister with Cloisters Chambers and specialises in complex and sensitive employment, discrimination, public and regulatory law. He is a former member of the Bar Council’s Law Reform Committee, former vice chair of the Bar Standards Board’s Equality and Diversity Committee and of the Bar Council’s EDC and now member of the latter. He is also a Founding member of Halsbury’s Law Exchange, legal think tank.

At the end of the webinar, we will host a Q&A session, where Declan will take questions from attendees. Whilst there will be a live Q&A function during the webinar, we would welcome questions in advance. Please email any questions by midday on Monday 1st November 2021 to employmentlawyersgroupni@gmail.com.