Date / time
Date(s) - 08/10/2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
We are delighted to invite you to the second round of the JUSTICE members-only webinar series titled ‘Career Conversations’. Over the course of this series you will have the opportunity to hear from a range of excellent speakers from the JUSTICE membership, sharing their various paths into and through the law.
On Thursday 8 October we welcome Walter Merricks CBE as our speaker.
Walter Merricks CBE has been a member of the JUSTICE board since 2009, and chair since 2016. He is also chair of IMPRESS: the independent monitor for the press, proposed class representative in a collective action claim against MasterCard, and a member of the Civil Aviation Authority’s Consumer Panel. After qualifying as a solicitor, he became successively the founding director of Camden Community Law Centre, a lecturer in law at Brunel University and a journalist on the New Law Journal. He served as policy and communications director of the Law Society of England and Wales, then becoming Insurance Ombudsman and subsequently inaugural Chief Ombudsman of the Financial Ombudsman Service. He recently served on the board of the Gambling Commission. He was a member of the Royal Commission on Criminal Procedure (1981), the Fraud Trials Committee (1986), and the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (2002-08).