Baroness Brenda Hale, the country’s most senior female lawyer will give the 2019 Alice Bacon public lecture at Leeds University, honouring the achievements of Yorkshire’s first woman MP.
Lady Hale, who is the UK’s first woman law lord and the first female president of the Supreme Court, will talk on A Century of Women’s Rights – 2019 marks the centenary of women being able to join the legal profession and hold public office.
The inaugural Alice Bacon Lecture was held in January 2018 and was given by MP Harriet Harman in a packed Great Hall at the University of Leeds.
The lecture will take place on Thursday 10 January, 6-7pm in the Great Hall at the University of Leeds LS2 9JT. A drinks reception will follow the lecture. Tickets are free but must be booked in advance at Eventbrite.