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Library Event | Women in the law: in conversation with Alison Ball QC and Jessica Lee | 1 March 2019

Friday 1st of March 2019 17:00

This event is a qualifying session and is worth 1 point
Online registration not currently available

17:00 - 19:00


Middle Temple Library

Dress Code:

Smart Casual

Event Details: 

Alison and Jessica will be discussing women in the legal profession, including their own experiences working as family law barristers.

Refreshments will be served. Tickets are free, but must be booked as places are limited.

Both Alison and Jessica are tenants at 1GC | Family Law.

Alison Ball QC was called to the Bar in 1972 and made silk in 1995. She was a Deputy District Judge in 1992, Assistant Recorder in 1993 and Recorder in 1998. She was called to the Bench in 2003.

Jessica Lee was called to the Bar in 2000 and was formerly an MP who served as Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Attorney General, Dominic Grieve QC MP. She was called to the Bench in 2018.


Guests are welcome, one per person,  Members of other Inns are also welcome to attend.

Qualifying Session Details:

For Middle Temple students and transferring lawyers - this event counts as one Qualifying Session.  To be awarded the QS for this event you are required to arrive on time and attend all elements of this event (please see timings at the top of this page).  You must hand your ticket to the Front of House staff on duty on arrival.  Failure to do so will mean that the QS will not be awarded. Click here for more details on qualifying sessions.

Please Note:

Times and details are subject to change.  Please check this webpage for the most up to date information.

There are certain rules and customs that members are expected to observe when attending formal Qualifying Sessions at the Inn.  Click here for more details on dining rules and customs.

Data Protection & Photography at this Event:

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Booking Tickets:

Members of the Inn can buy tickets online by clicking ‘Add to Cart’.  Please note that you must log in to book (if you have not yet created a log-in please register first). 

Members of other Inns can buy tickets from the Treasury Office in person or by telephoning 020 7427 4800.

Unless the event sells out earlier, booking will close at 16:00 on the day of the event.

Please note: You cannot book a ticket online for another member of the Inn if that member needs the Qualifying Session assigned to their record. They must log in and book their own ticket, or alternatively contact the Treasury Office.


Student/Hall Members - To cancel a ticket please contact the Treasury Office on 020 7427 4800 or email  A full refund will only be processed where a ticket is cancelled 2 clear working days or more before the event.

Masters of the Bench - are reminded that cancellations received after 17:00 on the day before the event will incur the full cost of the Event. To cancel please contact 020 7427 6385 or email