Family Law is proud to announce it will be again sponsoring this year's Association of Lawyers for Children's Hershman/Levy Memorial Lecture to be held in London on 27 July 2011.
The annual lecture is held in memory of David Hershman QC, distinguished barrister, lecturer and co-author of Hershman and McFarlane: Children Law and Practice (Family Law) and Allan Levy QC, barrister and children's rights campaigner.
The lecture, entitled Can you hear me, Your Honour?, will be given by Dame Brenda Hale, Justice of the UK Supreme Court. The lecture will be held in the Large Pension Room in Gray's Inn, London on Wednesday 27 July from 5.30 to 8.30pm. For more information and to book, please visit the Association of Lawyers for Children's website.
After the lecture the Outstanding Newcomer in the field of Children Law Hershman Award 2011 will presented. Now in its seventh year, the award is given in recognition of the contributions of newcomers to the field of children law and to encourage them to continue to play an active role in shaping the future. Last year's nominations included University Students, Barristers and Solicitors alike.
If you know someone who you think is an exceptional newcomer to the field of children law then please nominate them by visiting the Association of Lawyers for Children's website.