Blagg Womens Event 6th March 2015



A final reminder that BLAGG will be hosting its second ladies only event onFriday 6th March 2015 to coincide with international women’s day on 8th March 2015 and also to raise a glass to Deirdre Fottrell’s recent appointment as a QC.

Proceedings will kick off with some food and drink at the Bridge Bar in Grays Inn from 6.30pm

and then we will move on to She Bar in Soho for some bubbles and cocktails at 9.30pm until late. If you are meeting us there at she bar we are going to reserve a table under my name so just ask the staff if you can’t find me or text me

There is no charge for the event but there will be a £2 per head entry to She Bar for those for decide to stay on afterwards which will be payable by each individual

Please RSVP to me Claire Fox on asap if you are able to join us

This event has no dress code but sorry lads it is women only (we will organise another BLAGG event soon for all).

This event is open to all ladies whether or not they are members of BLAGG so partners, members of LAGLA and interlaw and any other organisations or friends of friend  are warmly welcome so please pass this invitation on to friends and colleagues

I look forward to seeing you there for what should be a lovely evening

Claire xx

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BLAGG 20th Anniversary Party


BLAGG 20th Anniversary Party

Friday, 18 July 2014

Tom’s Terrace, Somerset House

Cost £30

We would like to invite you to a party to celebrate 20 years since BLAGG was formed in the Inns of Court to support and assist lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender persons at the bar and in the legal profession.

It will be a chance to celebrate everything that BLAGG has achieved over the past few years and to thank those who have continued to support us. It will be a fun and informal affair with food, wine, excellent views of the river from Tom’s terrace and good company so please join us.

There are a limited number of reduced price places. Please state if you would like to apply for one of these, if you are a student/pupil/tenant and if you are a pupil/tenant, your chambers, date of call and area of practice.

Please RSVP to Claire Fox at to reserve your place

We prefer payments by bank transfer to a/c 1611885 sort code 60 40 04 or cheques can be sent to Claire Fox at 3 Pump Court, Temple, EC4Y 7AJ

We look forward to seeing you there!

Claire and Hassan

BLAGG Co-chairs

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London Pride 2014

rainbow people

London Pride 2014

Saturday, 28 June 2014

On Saturday 28 June 2014 members of the Law Society, Bar Council, Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx), Interlaw Diversity Forum for LGBT Networks (InterLaw Diversity Forum), Bar Lesbian and Gay Group (BLAGG) and the Junior Lawyers Division will once again process through the streets of London.

We will be celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) diversity in the legal profession under the banner ‘Equality under the Law’ and promoting the message ‘Freedom to… challenge and defend’.

Register to march in the parade – deadline: Friday 20 June

To register to march for equality with the legal sector in the PRIDE in London parade, please email:

Please register by Friday 20 June.

We will provide banners and t-shirts for those marching.

Pre-parade networking drinks (Friday, 27 June)

Pre-Pride drinks will be held at the Law Society Offices at 113 Chancery Lane on Friday 27 June from 18:00 until 20:00. Please RSVP via email:

Arrangements for the day (Saturday, 28 June)

This year, the official meeting point for the legal sector will be Chiltern Street at 12:30. The parade will start at 13:00.

A post-march party at Walkers of Whitehall starting immediately after the parade ends will provide ample opportunity for networking and socialising.

For further details, see

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Surrogacy for Same Sex Couples


Surrogacy for Same Sex Couples

Tuesday, 3 December 2013

With GLADD (Gay and Lesbian Association of Doctors and Dentists) andParliout (gay persons in Parliament)

Time: 6pm Venue: The Bar Council 289-293 High Holborn Cost: £10.00. Free to students / pupils / practitioners under 3 years call.

Following on from the success of our previous lecture on the subject of gay adoption, BLAGG is hosting, in collaboration with GLADD and ParliOUT, a talk in respect of International and Domestic Surrogacy for same sex couples.

We are very privileged to have experts in the field to speak to us about this growing method of parenting:

Hassan Khan – Chair and introductions

Natalie Gamble – Partner at Natalie Gamble Associates

Sam King – Barrister at 4 Paper Buildings

The lecture will last for 1 hour followed by informal drinks at the venue or at a local bar.

All are welcome to attend so please bring or invite others who may be interested.

We welcome payments by Internet transfer to: Natwest Bank, Account Number 16118855, Sort Code 60-40-04 – please put your name as the reference number. Cheque payments should be made to “BLAGG” and sent to Jennifer Lee (Treasurer), at 3 Pump Court, Pump Court Chambers, Temple, London EC4Y 7AJ

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