CHRISTL HUGHES 2020-2021 Leicestershire Law Society President

In September Leicestershire Law Society held its AGM by Zoom.

Following a review of 2019/20 from outgoing President Glynis Wright the meeting saw the election and formal inauguration of Christl Hughes, the 10th female President in 170  years and the first woman to be elected to the office for a second time.

After 30 years in High St practice Christl is a Trustee and Immediate Past Chair of  The Solicitors’ Charity and was  Chair of the former national Association of Women Solicitors.  She was awarded the MBE in the 2020 New Year’s Honours List for services to Equality & Charity.

Her plans for 2020/21 include continuing to maintain the high profile of Leicestershire Law Society as one of the strongest and most vibrant local law societies and continuing to support local solicitors in and after the current pandemic situation.

If you would like to have a meeting with Christl or to discuss how you can get more involved with the Society, please email


Please click the links below to download the following papers that were available for the AGM:

– AGM 2020 Agenda
– AGM 2020 Papers: Previous Minutes, Reports and Year End Accounts