An Evening with the President of Birmingham Law Society and Cherie Blair

Cherie Blair CBE, QC became a barrister in 1976 and Queen’s Counsel in 1995. In 1999, she was appointed a recorder (a permanent part-time judge) in the County Court and Crown Court

She was a founding member of Matrix Chambers in London but no longer practises there. Matrix was formed in 2000 specialising in human rights law, though members also practise in a range of areas of UK public and private law and the Law of the European Union and European Convention on Human Rights, and public international law. She is Founder and Chair of law firm Omnia Strategy LLP. She specialises in employment, discrimination, and public law and, in this capacity, has occasionally represented claimants taking cases against the UK Government.

Cherie has appeared in a number of leading cases.

Omnia Strategy LLP

Omnia Strategy LLP, led by Cherie Blair CBE, QC is an international law firm that specialises in dispute prevention and resolution around the globe. The firm is committed to achieving our clients’ objectives no matter the size, complexity or nature of the challenge.

Cherie Blair has set up the Foundation for Women’s economic equality. Through entrepreneurship, they help women take control of their lives and create a route towards financial independence.

Cherie Blair’s Campaign on Domestic Abuse – interview on Good Morning Britain

Cherie is a patron of domestic abuse charities including Refuge.  In an interview with Good Morning Britain she said that for victims of domestic abuse, lockdown has made their situation worse.  She told GMB:  “I think we have to realise that people in abusive relationships actually have been locked down well before this lockdown and will continue to be locked down….”

Child Brain Injury Trust (CBIT)

When acquires a brain injury it can have a devastating affect on all the family.  Every year thousands of families are left without any support and often feel with nowhere to turn.  CBIT is there to support families and professionals working with children and young people who find themselves in need of information about what’s happened and how to cope.  They are there to listen and to help with practical and emotional issues which may arise over time.

They work in Hospitals, Schools and in the community and are able to offer face to face meetings, phone and email support.

Social event of brain injured children meeting Everton Players:

Jimmy’s story: