About Talking Law
Designed to inspire and support the next generation of lawyers..
Presented by multi-award winning barrister Sally Penni, Talking Law profiles leading figures in UK law as they discuss the highs and lows of their career plus the challenges and realities of the legal profession.
Fantastic Podcast As a law student, I find this podcast really interesting and useful as it offers the chance to hear legal professionals talk about their journey into law and discussions on relevant current issues. Sally has such a captivating manner and is so easy to listen to. I look forward to a new episode each month and always recommend it to my fellow law students.
Very Refreshing It’s unusual to hear lawyers being honest about mental health in the workplace, so refreshing and a conversation that definitely needs to be had more.
Fantastic - even for the non-lawyer Just listened to the interview with Stephanie Boyce and it reminded me why I check out this channel, even though I'm not a lawyer - just someone who works with them. Boyce was so honest about what it's taken to get her to be the first person of colour and only the 6th woman to hold her role as president elect for the Law Society in 200 years! Keep up the great work Sally!
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This week Sally Penni MBE is Talking Law with Erin Shoesmith, partner at Addleshaw Goddard where she leads the health and safety practice. She is regularly instructed by the firm's leading corporate clients and individuals facing prosecution or investigation by the Police, HSE, Local Fire & Rescue Service. Her practice also covers inquests and public inquiries, including most recently the Grenfell Tower and Manchester Arena Inquiries.
Erin reflects on one of the most poignant cases of her career – the inquest and subsequent inquiry into the Manchester Arena bombing in 2017. It was a pro bono case, and Erin explains why she loves pro bono work and why she often finds it so fascinating.
Recorded ahead of the Lionesses final game in the Womens Euros 2022, Erin has a keen interest in Women’s football and considers what the Lionesses victory will mean for gender equality in sport going forward.
This episode is supported by Addleshaw Goddard & Salford Business School.
Presented by Sally Penni MBE, barrister at law at Kenworthy’s Chambers Manchester and founder and chair of Women in the Law UK. Follow Sally on Twitter @SallyPenni1