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Date(s) - 13/10/2017
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.
The Rt. Hon. Lady Justice Hallett will be joining us as our keynote speaker 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.
Review of the Year
Michael Fordham QC, Blackstone Chambers
Morning Breakout Sessions:
1. CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND HUMAN RIGHTS UPDATE
Chair: Professor Jackie Hodgson, University of Warwick
Peter Carter QC, Doughty Street Chambers
Malcolm Hawkes, Doughty Street Chambers
2. JUDICIAL REVIEW UPDATE (Fully booked)
Chair: Michael Fordham QC, Blackstone Chambers
Danny Friedman QC, Matrix Chambers
Shaheen Rahman QC, One Crown Office Row Chambers
3. INQUESTS AND INQUIRIES
Chair: Harriet Wistrich, Birnberg Peirce
Matthew Hill, One Crown Office Row Chambers
Deborah Coles, INQUEST
Dijen Basu QC, 5 Essex Court Chambers
Afternoon Breakout Sessions
4. IMMIGRATION AND HUMAN RIGHTS UPDATE
Chair: Alison Harvey, Legal Director, Immigration Lawyers Practitioners’ Association
Raza Husain QC, Matrix Chambers
David Chirico, 1 Pump Court Chambers
Sonali Naik, Garden Court Chambers
5. HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS
Chair: John Gallagher, Principal Solicitor, Shelter
Sonia Birdee, Garden Court North Chambers
Connor Johnston, Garden Court Chambers
6. EQUALITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS UPDATE
Chair: Colm O’Cinneide, University College London
Jenni Richards QC, 39 Essex Chambers
Amanda Weston, Garden Court Chambers
Afternoon Keynote Address: ‘What is the Point of International Human Rights?’
Sir Geoffrey Nice QC
Join us to debate: ‘Human Rights After Brexit?’
Sir Keir Starmer QC MP, Joanna Cherry QC MP, Baroness Sarah Ludford, Professor Conor Gearty (London School of Economics) and Dominic Grieve QC MP.
Now open for booking, JUSTICE members receive a significant discount. All income from the event will directly support the work of JUSTICE.
- Member Fee – £216
- Non-Member Fee – £360
Please note that the prices advertised are inclusive of VAT.
Bookings are now closed for the conference, if you would like further information please contact Samantha Burridge on firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are grateful to Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer who will host the event.