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The oldest problem: Establishing equal work - Robin Allen QC 2018 Hamlyn Lecture
Tuesday 30 October 2018 from 17.30
Robin Allen QC, this years Hamlyn Lecturer, will be giving a lecture titled: The oldest problem: Establishing equal work, at the Faculty of Advocates on the 30 of October 2018 in the Laigh Hall in Parliament House
This will be the second lecture in the 2018 Hamlyn Lecture Series on: Why does Equality seem so difficult? Three Problems in Comparison, to be delivered by Robin Allen QC Co-Head of Cloisters Chambers, Bencher of Middle Temple, Chair of the Equality and Diversity Committee of the Bar Council of England and Wales.
Aristotle said that equal treatment required like situations to be treated alike, and unlike situations differently. Ever since, jurists, politicians and the public have argued over when situations are, and are not, alike. In the 2018 Hamlyn Lectures Robin Allen QC discusses three aspects of this problem of comparison at the heart of equality law.
Robin Allen QC is Joint Head of Cloisters Chambers, Bencher of Middle Temple and Chair of the Equality and Diversity Committee of the Bar Council of England and Wales. He specialises in employment, equality, equal pay, discrimination, human rights and public law. Robin has been engaged in equal pay litigation on numerous occasions since 1978 including substantial multiparty cases north and south of the border.
Registration with tea and coffee from 17:30.