The UK Competition Commission's Laura Carstensen and the Bar
Council's Kim Hollis QC delivered keynote addresses to an audience of
over 200 lawyers who had gathered to recognise the achievements of women
in the legal sector.
Ex-Simmons & Simmons senior partner and former Commissioner for
Public Appointments Dame Janet Gaymer collected the Lifetime Achievement
award. This was for her achievements as a leading figure in the
development of UK employment law, both in the public and private sector.
Ingrid Simler QC, head of Devereux Chambers, received the Outstanding
Achievement prize in recognition of her litigious work with EU and human