Equality Act 2010

Over 100 QCs sign petition for the Garrick Club to admit women

December 1, 2020

Over 100 QCs have signed a petition calling on members of one of London’s last remaining gentlemen’s clubs, the Garrick, to vote for women to be admitted at the club’s annual general meeting next week. The Garrick has a long association with the legal profession, and many senior lawyers are members. Female QCs who signed […]

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Businesswoman launches legal action against the Garrick Club

September 8, 2020

A businesswoman has launched legal action against one of London’s last remaining gentlemen’s clubs, the Garrick, arguing that its men-only membership rules are a breach of equality legislation. Emily Bendell, chief executive and founder of a successful underwear brand, was looking for a members’ club earlier this year where she could meet people after work, […]

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