2020-2021 Africa Summit

November 25th: Invitation from NRF to a Webinar titled, “Empowered Black women in law”

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada is pleased to invite you to an intimate discussion with influential Black women in law about their career journeys; how they define personal success; reflections on 2020; and the intersection of being Black and a woman in law.

This session is part of our ongoing Women in Norton Rose Fulbright (WiN) series to create opportunities for storytelling and to build women’s self-belief, motivation and confidence by showing them what they can be capable of in their careers. For more information of this event, visit here.

November 23rd: Greg Nott’s article regarding updates to Caster’s case

The South African Parliament has joined the African Human Rights Commission and other institutions to help Caster Semenya in her fight for justice and equality.

You can check out this article here.

November 12th: Breaking Down Borders

Join us for a fireside chat with Gregory Nott, Director of Norton Rose Fulbright and Legal Counsel for Olympic athlete, Caster Semenya. Caster was barred by World Athletics Regulations from defending her world title in 2018. Alongside her legal team, Semenya remains committed to fighting for human rights domestically and internationally. 

This chat will be taking place on Thursday November 12th, from 12:30pm – 2:30pm EST via Zoom.

Zoom link details will be sent following registration on Eventbrite. 

Participants get to rank their top three favourite break-out rooms and we will do our best to accommodate them raffle prize giveaways! Themes of the breakout rooms are as follows:

  • Social Obligations and NRF 
  • Changing Legal Landscape and COVID 
  • Mental Health and the Workplace 
  • My First Time Doing X and Biggest Blunders 
  • Demystifying Recruitment 
  • Mentorship and Networking during COVID and Beyond 
  • Comparative Practice: NRF in Toronto versus South Africa