JUSTICE Human Rights Conference 2022

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Date(s) - 04/11/2022
9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Allen & Overy LLP


We’re delighted to announce that this year’s annual JUSTICE Human Rights Conference will be held on Friday 4 November at Allen & Overy LLP, with virtual tickets available for some sessions.

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 developments over the year. This year’s conference will include breakout sessions on judicial review, crime and policing, inquests and inquiries, family law, social welfare, and immigration and asylum. Our full programme will be released soon.

This year’s speakers include: Judge Tim Eicke KC, Lord Pannick KC, HH Wendy Joseph KC, the Right Reverend James Jones KBE, Allison Munroe KC, Simon Creighton, Teertha Gupta KC, and Sarah Hannett KC, with more to be announced.

We are very grateful to Allen & Overy LLP for hosting us in what will be a lively and informative series of speeches and breakout sessions this Autumn. All income from the event will directly support the work of JUSTICE.

View the programme here.

This Conference will be worth six CPD hours.

In person tickets are sold out.

Virtual tickets:

If you are unable to join us in London, this year’s Conference will also be accessible via Zoom. Virtual tickets include streamed access to the opening keynote session, review of the year, fireside chat, and closing debate, as well as the morning breakout session on Judicial Review and the afternoon session on Crime. Please note that virtual and in-person tickets cannot be exchanged.

JUSTICE members virtual ticket £75
General virtual ticket £100

To arrange a group booking, please email events@justice.org.uk.

We will be providing all attendees with their digital Conference pack a week before the Conference.

9:30am – 11am
Keynote speakers
(also available virtually)

Judge Tim Eicke KC, the UK’s judge on the European Court of Human Rights
I. Stephanie Boyce, Immediate Past President of the Law Society of England and Wales

11:30am – 1pm
Morning Breakout Sessions:

  1. Judicial Review (also available virtually)
    Chair: Catherine Callaghan KC, Blackstone Chambers, Chair of The Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association
    Tessa Gregory, Leigh Day
    Sarah Hannett KC, Matrix Chambers
    Shu Shin Luh, Doughty Street Chambers
  2. Family Law
    Chair: Mrs Justice Gwynneth Knowles DBE
    Andrew Bagchi KC
    , 1GC Family Law
    Mani Basi
    , 4PB
    Professor Jo Delahunty KC
    , 4PB
    Teertha Gupta KC, 4PB
  3. Inquests and Inquiries
    Chair: The Right Reverend James Jones KBE
    Adam Chapman
    , Kingsley Napley
    Deborah Coles
    , Executive Director of INQUEST
    Allison Munroe KC
    , Garden Court Chambers
    Ken Sutton
    , Director of Hillsborough Independent Panel

1pm Lunch

Afternoon Breakout Sessions

  1. Crime (also available virtually)
    Chair: Simon Creighton, Founding Partner, Bhatt Murphy
    Raj Chada, Head of the Criminal Defence, Financial Crime and Regulatory Department, Hodge Jones & Allen
    Dr Adam Elliott-Cooper, Queen Mary University of London
    Sal Naseem, Regional Director for London, Independent Office for Police Conduct
  2. Social Welfare
    Chair: Judge Verity Jones
    Anela Anwar
    , Z2K
    Liz Davies KC
    , Garden Court Chambers
    Tom Royston
    , Garden Court North Chambers
  3. Immigration and Asylum
    Chair: Sonali Naik KC, Garden Court Chambers
    Liz Barratt, Bindmans
    Adrian Berry, Garden Court Chambers
    Alison Pickup, Asylum Aid

Fireside chat with HH Wendy Joseph KC
(also available virtually)

Closing debate on constitutional reform (also available virtually)

Rob Behrens, Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman of United Kingdom
Dominic Casciani, BBC
Elaine Motion, Partner and Chairman at Balfour+Manson, Edinburgh
Lord Pannick KC

Drinks reception to follow

View the programme here.