JUSTICE Human Rights Conference 2019

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Date / time
Date(s) - 16/10/2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer


One of the highlights of the human rights lawyer’s CPD calendar, the JUSTICE Annual Human Rights Conference offers a key opportunity to update your legal knowledge and gain valuable insight into the human rights issues of the year.

Morning Keynote Address
The Rt. Hon Sir Nicholas Green, Chair of the Law Commission

Review of the Year
Phillippa Kaufmann QC, Matrix Chambers

Morning Workshops
1. Criminal Justice and Human Rights 
Chair: Sir David Calvert-Smith
Sarah Whitehouse QC, 6KBW
Hugh Southey QC, Matrix Chambers

2.  Judicial Review
Chair: Marie Demetriou QC, Brick Court Chambers
Joanne Clement, 11KBW

3. Women’s Human Rights 
Chair: Karon Monaghan QC, Matrix Chambers
Harriet Wistrich, Centre for Women’s Justice
Elizabeth Prochaska, Equality and Human Rights Commission

Afternoon Workshops
4. Immigration, Asylum and Human Rights
Chair: Adrian Berry, Immigration Law Practitioners Association
Jelia Sane, Doughty Street Chambers
Joe Middleton, Doughty Street Chambers

5. Environment and Human Rights 
Chair: Lord Carnwath of Notting Hill
Tessa Khan, Climate Litigation Network, Urgenda Foundation
Gillian Lobo, Client Earth
Richard Drabble QC, Landmark Chambers

6. Inquests and Inquiries 
Chair: Leslie Thomas QC, Garden Court Chambers
Brenda Campbell QC, Garden Court Chambers
Danny Friedman QC, Matrix Chambers

Afternoon Keynote Address: ‘Justice after Brexit’
Lord Anderson of Ipswich KBE QC

Plenary Debate 
Speakers from the main parliamentary parties to be confirmed.

View the programme here


JUSTICE members receive a significant discount. Get your Early Bird ticket before 16 September 2019.

Buy your Early Bird Member rate ticket here – £150

Buy your Early Bird Non Member rate ticket here – £250

Become a JUSTICE member and get your Member rate ticket here

All income from the event will directly support the work of JUSTICE. We are very grateful to Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer who will host the event.