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St Swithun's Women in History - Enid Rosser

Attending Oxford and LSE, Rosser became one of the first women called to the Bar of England and Wales by Lincoln’s Inn in 1927. She was one of the first women called to the Bar of England and Wales by Lincoln’s Inn in 1927. In 1928, she was the first woman barrister to be instructed (as a pupil) in a murder trial. She described the press interest this generated as ‘overwhelming’. In 1933 she was appointed the first legal adviser to John Lewis Partnership.

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