Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws

Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws is a Labour Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 5 November 1997. Her full title is The Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws QC, and her given name is Helena Ann Kennedy.

Registered Interests

Registered Interests for Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws.

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Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Chair, Independent Review on Diversity for Royal College of Surgeons
Chair, Video Standards Appeal Committee
Director, International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI)
Member of the Bar
Occasional income from writing and speaking

Category 5: Land and property

House in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA

Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)

Chair, Booker Prize Foundation (interest ceased 22 July 2020)
Member, Microsoft Technology and Human Rights Advisory Council

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

Bencher, Gray's Inn
Chancellor, Sheffield Hallam University

Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)

President (formerly Chair), Justice

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Committee Member, Praemium Imperiale Laureates, Japan Art Association
Member, British Academy Development Board
Member, First Minister's National Advisory Council on Women and Girls
President, Helena Kennedy Foundation (for disadvantaged students)
Trustee, 5Rights Foundation
Trustee, house in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA
Vice President, Hay Festival