“Sex segregation in Education and other areas of the equality act: transgender, religion and race” presented by Aileen McColgan of 11KBW No Spaces Available

Event Details

  • Location: Devereux Chambers, Devereux Court, London WC2R 3JH
  • Date: 6th February 2018
  • Time: 5PM

Event Description

“Sex segregation in Education and other areas of the equality act: transgender, religion and race” presented by Aileen McColgan of 11KBW .

Aileen’s background as an academic gives her a particular insight into disputes arising in the context of higher education and she appears regularly in higher education judicial review challenges for the Office of the Independent Adjudicator and higher education institutions. She appeared in the Court of Appeal for the OIA in R (Burger) v OIA and, more recently, R (Thilakawardhana) v OIA (decision awaited). More recently, she intervened in the Court of Appeal for the Southall Black Sisters and Inspire in HM Inspector of Education, Children’s Services & Skills v IEB of Al-Hijraj School, a challenge to sex segregation in schools. She regularly appears for claimants and respondents in FTT and UT education cases and is involved in extensive advisory work in the sphere of education including, recently, on the application of the Prevent duty and on wider questions of freedom of expression. She is editor of the Education Law Reports.
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