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Success starts with inspiration. WBL webinar featuring Elaine Banton.

16 October 2020    11:30 GMT
Success starts with inspiration. A Women's Business Link webinar with Elaine Banton.

Success starts with inspiration.

In this webinar series extraordinary women talk about their journey and success.

Meet other business women with knowledge to share.

‘Success starts with inspiration’ is a series of webinars where extraordinary women talk about their journey and success. Our members have a chance to learn from our guests and to ask them questions.

Tony Robbins said that ‘Success leaves clues’, let’s use this opportunity to learn from the experience of others!

Interview with Elaine Banton

During this webinar, we will hear from our special guest, Elaine Banton, Barrister at 7 Bedford Row.

We will talk with Elaine about how it felt to be a finalist barrister for the ‘First 100 Years Inspirational Woman of the Year Award’

And we will ask her what was her journey to become the go-to barrister for high value and complicated trials.

She is heavily involved in the promotion of equality and diversity, we will ask about that.

Plus we will ask her for her tips on ‘juggling it all’ and on coping with stress when you are under pressure!


10:30 am Welcome & WBL Update

10:40 am Success starts with inspiration… from Elaine Banton

11:20 am Q&A

11:25 pm Summary

11:30 pm Close



About Guest Speaker

Elaine Banton

Elaine specialises in employment, equalities, discrimination law and human rights. She is regularly instructed in high value and complex trials by private companies, public sector bodies and individuals. Her practice also includes disciplinary, regulatory, harassment and stress at work claims. Elaine is co-author of the chapter on Human Rights and Employment Law for Tolley’s Employment Law. She was named a ‘Pro Bono Hero for 2009’ by the Attorney General’s Office.

Finalist for the ‘First 100 Years Inspirational Woman of the Year Award’, Barrister of the Year 2019.

Elaine is a former  Barrister member of the Bar Standards Board’s Complaints Committee and a current member of the Temple Women’s Forum Committee.

Head of 7BR’s Employment team and Chair of 7BR’s internal EDSM committee.

Elected Bencher at Middle Temple March 2019.

Elaine is the Co-Chair of the Bar Council’s Equality Diversity and Social Mobility Committee and on the Bar Council’s GMC.

Co-Chair of Middle Temple’s Race Equality, Inclusion and Anti-Racism Working Group.

About Women’s Business Link

We are a networking group set up by women for women, designed to inspire, enable and empower our members to reach their full potential, professionally and personally.

Our aim is to provide a warm, supportive network of friends not just colleagues


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