Dec 142015

juliabeasley-smallContinuing our series of posts introducing the many speakers who will be giving talks during the LGBT History Festival at M Shed next February.

What’s Law got to do with it?

Discrimination expert Julia Beasley will be speaking on the History of LGBT Rights in the Workplace as part of the National History Day on Saturday, February 20th. In particular, she will look at how LGBT rights at work have changed over time and the current legal protections against discrimination at work.

Julia heads up the Employment Team at local law firm QualitySolicitors Burroughs Day. She is an acknowledged expert in complex discrimination and whistleblowing in the workplace and has a lot of experience in advising LGBT clients.

A strong advocate for the employment rights of the individual, Julia has built strong relationships with local organisations including Action on Disability at Work UK, Age UK and the Bristol & Avon Law Centre. As a Partner and practising lawyer, she is recommended by the Legal 500 and Chambers legal directories.