Nicky Morgan, Baroness Morgan of Cotes read law at St Hugh’s College, Oxford and qualified as a solicitor in 1994 and worked as a corporate lawyer at Theodore Goddard and Allen & Overy specialising in mergers and acquisitions before becoming a professional support lawyer (rather like in-house counsel) at Travers Smith advising on corporate law matters.
Nicky was a Conservative MP between 2010 and 2019, she was elected as the MP for Loughborough and was re-elected in 2015 and 2017. Nicky stood down at the 2019 election and was elevated to the House of Lords as a life peer.
Nicky has held many high offices of State and Ministerial positions over the last decade, including:
- Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
- Secretary of State for Education
- Minister for Women and Equalities
- Economic Secretary to the Treasury
- Financial Secretary to the Treasury
- Chair of the Treasury Select Committee
- Nicky is delighted to take part in this NetLaw Media talk with Camilla Uppal, Chief Editor & Content Manager of The Student Lawyer and David Fazakerley.
- Given Nicky’s legal and political experience, especially in the education, technology, and equalities briefs, we are delighted she is able to join us and contribute to making this a worthwhile online talk and interactive discussion.