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Baroness Helena Kennedy

Baroness Helena Kennedy

Baroness Helena Kennedy QC practises predominantly in the criminal law, having acted in many leading British cases including the Brighton Bombing Trial and the Guildford Four Appeal.  She is Chair of the British Council, the Human Genetics Commission and is on the Advisory Council of the World Bank Institute.  She is Chair of the London International Festival of Theatre and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.  A frequent broadcaster and journalist on law and women’s rights, she created the BBC television series Blind Justice in 1987.  She was the first female moderator of the BBC’sHypotheticals and continues to present them.  Her award-winning book on women in the British criminal justice system, Eve Was Framed, was published in 1992.