13 November 2014
Felicity Gerry QC – International human rights barrister specialising in trials concerning rape, murder, and female genital mutilation (FGM). An outspoken me- dia commentator, Gerry writes for The Guardian, The Times and The Independent and lectures on crime and cyber-crime at Charles Darwin University.
Sarah Green – Campaign Manager of End Violence against Women, a coalition of pressure groups which lobbies the British Government. The coalition counts Amnesty International and Women’s Aid among its members.
Nicola O’Connor – Criminal Defence solicitor, recognised in both the Legal 500 and the Thomson Reuters Super Lawyer List 2013. Famously represented Peter Bacon, who was acquitted of rape in 2009.
Paul Tweed – Paul Tweed is recognised as one of the world’s highest profile Libel and Media Lawyers – www.libelexpert.co.uk. He has operated in the international marketplace for more than thirty years, achieving record damages for clients in Ireland, Los Angeles and the UK. He has represented national newspapers, publishers and numerous international personalities in the music, film, sport and entertainment worlds including: Britney Spears; Louis Walsh; Harrison Ford; Nicolas Cage; Jennifer Lopez and Liam Neeson.