Helena Ann Kennedy KENNEDY OF THE SHAWS

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1950-05-12
Education Holyrood Secdy Sch Glasgow, Cncl of Legal Educn
Books & Publications Publications incl: Eve Was Framed (1992), Learning Works (report for the Further Educn Funding Cncl, 1997), Just Law: The Changing Face of Justice (2004)
Recreations N/A
Clubs N/A
Style Helena Kennedy, QC
Career called to the Bar Gray's Inn 1972 (bencher 1999-); in practice: Garden Court 1974-84, Tooks Court 1984-90, Doughty Street Chambers 1990-; specialises in criminal law (acted in Brighton Bombing Trial and Guildford Four Appeal); broadcaster and journalist on law and women's rights; chair: London Int Festival of Theatre 1993-2002, Br Cncl, Human Genetics Cmmn 1999-2007; memb Advsy Cncl of the World Bank Inst; chllr Oxford Brookes Univ 1994-2001; contrib to: The Bar on Trial (1982), Child Sexual Abuse Within the Family (1985), Balancing Acts (1989); created Blind Justice (BBC, 1987); presenter: Heart of the Matter (BBC, 1987), Raw Deal (1989), The Trial of Lady Chatterley's Lover (1990), Time Gentleman, Please (BBC Scotland, awarded TV Prog Award Industrial Journalism Awards 1994), Hypotheticals; vice-pres Haldane Soc; chair: Standing Ctee for Youth Justice, Charter 88 until 1997, Br Cncl 1998-, London Int Festival Theatre 1993-2002; patron Liberty; memb Cncl Howard League for Penal Reform; pres National Children's Bureau 1998-; vice-pres Nat Assembly of Women; cmmr Nat Cmmn on Educn; pres: North of England Educn Conf 1994;18 Hon LLD from Br Univs; hon memb Academie Universelle des Cultures Paris; hon fell: Inst of Advanced Legal Studies, Univ of London; fell City and Guilds London Inst; FRSA; Awards Women's Network Award 1992, UK Woman of Europe Award 1995, Campaigning and Influencing Award Nat Fedn of Women's Institutes 1996, The Times Newspaper Lifetime Achievement Award in the Law 1997
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