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15. Aonghus Kelly – Irish Rule of Law International – On the Law of Cumulative Effect

Aonghus Kelly is a lawyer who has a focus on the rule of law, international criminal law, human rights and the intersection of those areas with climate justice. He is presently Executive Director at Irish Rule of Law International, (IRLI) which is the legal NGO founded by and representing the bars and law societies from both jurisdictions from the island of Ireland which works overseas

I. Stephanie Boyce, President of the Law Society of England and Wales – Persevering Until Something Happens

I. Stephanie Boyce is President of the Law Society of England and Wales. She is its 177th President, the sixth female and the first person of color to hold the role. She has had an extensive career in law, including periods of The Pensions Regulator in her own consulting firm, and as a former clerk at the disciplinary and regulatory committees at the Association of Chartered certified accountants. She also holds a number of board and Trustee roles, including commissioner of the National Preparedness commission. She’s a member of the socio-economic Task Force, transforming women’s leadership and the law advisory boards, among other roles.

Fiftyfaces Focus – Inspiring People in Law – 2022: Trailer

We are delighted to bring you our 2022 Inspiring People in Law series in which we feature eight inspiring lawyers from around the globe.  We examine what it is to be an effective lawyer, the importance of networks, of empathy, and sometimes the lack of importance of a standard path or trajectory. We listen to guests who have taken a path less travelled, sometimes overcoming bias, prejudice and disability to do so.  We explore areas as diverse as digital justice, the intersection of environmental law and human rights, the advances in international arbitration and moving from a legal to a corporate role.

Kip Hale: Accountability and Progress – a Career in International Law

Kip Hale is an attorney specializing in atrocity crimes accountability, specifically investigating such crimes in conflict zones. He has spent time as Senior Counsel at the American Bar Association Center for Human Rights, and as an attorney at the UN tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Cambodia.

Our conversation traces how Kip landed what for many law students might be seen as a “dream job” in international legal practice, some of the highs and lows of this pursuit and what his focuses are today.

Genie Cesar-Fabian – Law, Literature and Pride, not Prejudice

Genie Cesar-Fabian is a Partner, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Palladium Equity Partners, based in the NYC area. She previously worked as in-house counsel, a law professor and an attorney in private practice. She lives with her wife and two children in the NYC area.

An empowering conversation that tracks Genie’s coming out in NYC in the 1990s and her legal career as a professor, in private practice and then in-house.

Perry Zizzi – Adventures in Corporate Law

Perry Zizzi is a Managing Partner at Dentons based in Bucharest, Romania, and he has worked in corporate law since the mid 1990s. He is the President, Founder and Board Member of the Romanian Diversity Chamber of Commerce.

This trip down memory lane tracks his journey from upstate NY to the Peace Corps in Pulau to international corporate law in Romania.

7. Dr Patrick Devitt: Modern Psychiatry – Reflections on the Road to Here

Dr. Patrick Devitt is my father and co-host of the first series of Inspiring People in the Law.  He is a consultant psychiatrist in  in Dublin, Ireland, and formerly spent time as Mental Health Inspector. His area of specialty is community psychiatry and Medico-legal psychiatry. He also has degrees in law and science.

Fiftyfaces Focus Medicine and Science 2022 – Trailer

In this inaugural Fiftyfaces Focus Medicine and Science podcast series we dive into disciplines that are rich and multi-layered, hold the power to transform lives and outcomes but also suffer from underrepresentation, neglect and bias.