ARDL Webinar: How have and how could regulators react to the Black Lives Matters movement?

Speaker: Nadine Pemberton

Chair: Paul Ozin QC

Date: Wednesday 16 September 2020

Seminar Start time: 18:00

This seminar, will take place remotely on an appropriate platform. Those signing up will be provided with a link in advance of the seminar. Please note that the seminar is open to members only and you are asked to confirm that you are a member before joining the event.

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This is the first of ARDL’s seminars responding to the Black Lives Matter movement. In this seminar, Nadine, with her extensive experience working within the regulatory sector, will provide an assessment of the varied public responses of regulators to Black Lives Matter and offer a personal view, of what regulators could be doing by way of a proportionate and constructive response to the inequalities highlighted by the movement.

Speaker and Chair:

Nadine Pemberton. Nadine is a solicitor with extensive experience in front line and senior leadership roles in regulatory, compliance and enforcement matters, spanning the regulatory, criminal and civil fields across the public sector. These include roles as: the first Executive Director of Legal at Social Work England, the newly formed national regulator for the social work profession in England; the Head of Governance and Legal Services at the Care Quality Commission; the Head of Prosecutions at the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission; a Senior Crown Prosecutor for The Crown Prosecution Service; and an advisory lawyer at the Independent Office for Police Conduct. Throughout her career Nadine has also specialised in strategic organisational development, team change and transformation; and equity and inclusion. Nadine recently founded Pemberton+ Consulting, where she works internationally as a coach and consultant.

Paul Ozin QC (23 Essex Street Chambers) is the Chair of ARDL. As such, he has helped to shape ARDL’s approach to equality and diversity issues, its programmes to promote increased access to the legal regulatory sector and its response to the Black Lives Matter movement. He specialises principally in the fields of financial and business crime, regulatory and disciplinary proceedings and related public law, civil and international work. He is consistently ranked as a Leading Silk in the legal directories.

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