62 minutes | Apr 9th 2021

Professionally Embarrassing - Series 1, Episode 2

Bailii cases Re DD (Inward Return Order) [2021] EWHC 607  Re Z (Surrogacy) [2021] EWHC 589  Re Z (Parental Order: Child’s Home) [2021] EWHC 29  Recommended reading Malvika’s posts on The Transparency Project blog about the shortage of expert witnesses in the family courts http://www.transparencyproject.org.uk/the-presidents-expert-witness-working-group-symposium-in-which-lawyers-for-once-were-not-the-loudest-voices-in-the-room/ and http://www.transparencyproject.org.uk/expert-witnesses-the-crisis-in-family-courts/ SOC-gate Tweets by Jack Harrison https://twitter.com/FamilyLawJack/status/1373952023696146440?s=20 and https://twitter.com/FamilyLawJack/status/1373965613874417672?s=20 Talk recommendations APPG Legal Aid Evidence Session: Experiences of Junior Lawyers https://www.apg-legalaid.org/node/710  Diversity in the Legal Profession, Gresham Lecture  https://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/legal-profession-diversity **CORRECTION** - Maddie incorrectly stated during the episode that Leslie Thomas QC was speaking at this event. That was an error - it is in fact Brie Stevens-Hoare QC who is equally as brilliant! Apologies all.  Tweet of the week Linkedin post by Elizabeth Rimmer https://www.linkedin.com/posts/elizabethrimmer_junior-lawyer-suspended-over-email-sent-in-activity-6780049220310249472-75SC https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/news/junior-lawyer-suspended-over-email-sent-in-moment-of-blind-panic/5107865.article#.YFmlYRWqxlU.linkedin Malvika’s blog about Claire Matthews  https://www.stiffupperlipblog.com/post/junior-solicitor-struck-off-what-does-this-say-about-the-legal-profession Tweet by CrimeGirl https://twitter.com/CrimeGirI/status/1374632969302867969?s=20 With thanks to Kimberley Kenyon (@youcanbelostdesigns on Instagram) for the podcast artwork and to Benjamin Gladman for the podcast music https://benjamingladman.bandcamp.com/ You can follow Malvika and Maddie on Twitter @MalvikaJaganmo1 and @Maddie_Whelan2 While every effort is made to ensure that the contents of each episode is accurate, none of the contents of any episode of Professionally Embarrassing are intended to be a substitute for legal advice. No liability is accepted for any error or omission within any episode.  
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