JUSTICE Human Rights Law Conference 2015

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 12/10/2015
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

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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.

The Rt. Hon. Sir Brian Leveson and Natalie Lieven QC will be joining us as our keynote speakers and the programme for this year’s event will focus on the challenges facing practitioners and the wider public policy debate on human rights law in the UK.

Morning Breakout Sessions:

1. CRIMINAL JUSTICE UPDATE
Chair: Jodie Blackstock, Director of Criminal Justice Policy, JUSTICE
Felicity Gerry QC, 36 Bedford Row
John Cooper QC, 25 Bedford Row

2. EQUALITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS UPDATE
Chair: Professor Anna Lawson, University of Leeds, Equality and Human Rights Commission, Disability Committee
Karon Monaghan QC, Matrix Chambers
Catherine Casserley, Cloisters

3. HUMAN RIGHTS, IMMIGRATION AND ASYLUM UPDATE
This breakout session is now full.

Afternoon Breakout Sessions

4. JUDICIAL REVIEW AND HUMAN RIGHTS UPDATE
This breakout session is now full.

5. CHARTER OR CONVENTION: THE LATEST FROM EUROPE
Chair: Deba Das, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Marie Demetriou QC, Brick Court Chambers
Aileen McColgan, Matrix Chambers

6. SECURITY, PRIVACY AND SURVEILLANCE
Chair: David Anderson QC, Brick Court Chambers
Professor Sir David Omand, Kings College London
Martin Chamberlain QC, Brick Court Chambers
Rosa Curling, Leigh Day

Join us to debate: ‘What next for Human Rights?’ We have invited the Lord Chancellor to lead the discussion and panellists to reflect the main parliamentary opposition in the new Parliament. Also on the panel will be:

Chair: Andrea Coomber, Director, JUSTICE
Sir Louis Blom-Cooper QC, Doughty Street Chambers
Joanna Cherry QC MP
Carl Gardner, Head of Legal Blog
Alison Gerry, Doughty Street Chambers, Chair, Human Rights Lawyers Association
Lord Lester of Herne Hill QC
Anthony Speaight QC, 4 Pump Court

View full programme.

Now open for booking at an early bird rate, an additional  discount is available for JUSTICE members and all income from the event will directly support the work of JUSTICE.

JUSTICE Member Rates

  • £150 – Early bird rate
  • £180 – Standard rate

Non-Member Rates

  • £250 – Early bird rate
  • £300 – Standard rate

We are grateful to Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer who will host the event (Tudor Street, London, EC4Y 1HT).


 

Online booking has now closed for this event. If you would like to attend please email sburridge@justice.org.uk or call
020 7329 5100 before 5pm on 09/10/2015.