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Presented by multi-award winning barrister Sally Penni, Talking Law profiles leading figures in UK law as they discuss the highs and lows of their career plus the challenges and realities of the legal profession. From Women in the Law UK www.womeninthelawuk.com

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Presented by multi-award winning barrister Sally Penni, Talking Law profiles leading figures in UK law as they discuss the highs and lows of their career plus the challenges and realities of the legal profession. From Women in the Law UK www.womeninthelawuk.com

    Ann Francke OBE

    Ann Francke OBE

    Sally Penni MBE is Talking Law with Ann Francke OBEAnn Francke is the CEO of the Chartered Management Institute, the UK's leading professional body for management and leadership.In this interview, Ann talks about equality in the workplace and how all organisations, including law firms, can do more to promote women to leadership positions. Plus, Ann and Sally discuss why a good relationship with your line manager is one of the most important things at work.You’ll hear some of the well bei...

    • 53 min
    Joanna Hughes

    Joanna Hughes

    Sally Penni MBE is Talking Law with Joanna Hughes.Joanna is the creator of Joanna Hughes Solicitor Apprenticeships and Advisor to the City Century career creating collaboration of 50+ City of London law firms which identifies, attracts, recruits, onboards, educates, networks, develops and qualifies significant numbers of talented and committed solicitor apprentices.Joanna and Sally discuss why Solicitor Apprenticeships are an attractive route into the law for employees and employers alik...

    • 52 min
    The Rt Hon Victoria Prentis

    The Rt Hon Victoria Prentis

    Sally Penni MBE is Talking Law with The Rt Hon Victoria Prentis. Victoria has served as Attorney General for England and Wales since 2022. She is also a Government Minister, and the MP for Banbury. Sally and Victoria discuss the day to day role of Attorney General and what that entails. Victoria also shares insights into how the crossover between law and politics in her career came about. They discuss the importance of increasing diversity when it comes to gover...

    • 26 min
    Lisa Abrahams & Emma Wilson

    Lisa Abrahams & Emma Wilson

    Sally Penni MBE is Talking Law with Lisa Abrahams & Emma Wilson. Lisa and Emma both work in insurance at ARAG, which provides legal insurance products on a global scale. Lisa and Emma both discuss how they came to their careers via alternative routes, and stress that it’s never too late to start. They also discuss the improvements they’ve seen in diversity in their roles. Emma shares the role that ARAG has played in some high-profile medical negligence cases in the UK.This ...

    • 35 min
    Sarah Foster

    Sarah Foster

    Sally Penni MBE is Talking Law with Sarah Foster. Sarah is a Partner in Restructuring at Addleshaw Goddard, where she provides advice on all aspects of restructuring; including business support, turnaround and insolvency. Sarah shares her journey from studying history and history of art at university, through to taking a conversion course and training in the firm. They also discuss Addleshaw Goddard’s approach to encouraging diversity in their law careers, including their apprentice...

    • 32 min
    Susanna McGibbon

    Susanna McGibbon

    Sally Penni MBE is Talking Law with Susanna McGibbonSusanna McGibbon is His Majesty’s Procurator General, the Treasury Solicitor and the Permanent Secretary of the Government Legal Department, or GLD. She is the most senior civil servant who gives legal advice to the government of the day. Susanna and Sally discuss the important distinction that whilst she and the GLD act in their client’s best interests, they are politically impartial. They reflect on Susanna’s passion for e...

    • 45 min

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Sally Penni MBE brings the listener through the fascinating careers and life journeys of the most experienced and inspirational legal advocates within the U.K. Justice system. Witty and informative, this podcast conveys that those who work in the justice system are ordinary individuals with a passion to want to make a difference.

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