Next GENERATE Talk May 9th: Deputy Mayor Matthew Ryder
Are you thinking about a career in POLITICS or LAW? Matthew Ryder is a barrister AND one of London’s Deputy Mayors
Matthew Ryder is a barrister and the Deputy Mayor for Social Integration, Social Mobility and Community Engagement.
Matthew became a barrister in 1992, specialising in complex crime, criminal related civil work, media and data law. He’s represented clients in some very high-profile cases, including the families of Stephen Lawrence and Ian Tomlinson. He has argued cases before the UK Supreme Court, European Court of Human Rights and International Criminal Court. In 2010 he was appointed Queen’s Counsel and he has regularly been named as one of the most influential persons of African-Caribbean heritage in the UK by the annual ‘Powerlist’.
Matthew grew up in London, the son of a Jamaican mother and English father. He attended his local comprehensive before studying law at Cambridge University and Columbia University in New York.
Come to GENERATE to hear his story!
- Date: Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
- Time: 18:30 – 20:00
- Address: WeWork Chancery Lane, 14 Grays Inn Rd, London, WC1X 8HN
HOW TO GET FREE TICKETS
This event is for teens only, if you wish to come please send your full name, school, age and mobile number to: email@example.com
Please note: Seating is extremely limited so we advise you book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
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