Labour Party Conference Fringe Event | Justice in a modern age

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Date / time
Date(s) - 26/09/2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Old Ship Hotel


2017 sees opportunities and challenges: a new Lord Chief Justice, new Supreme Court judges, and a radical justice modernisation programme. This panel event, organised with the Society of Labour Lawyers, Bar Council and the Law Society, explores how to deliver justice in turbulent political times.

Speakers include:

  • Kate O’Rourke, Society of Labour Lawyers (Chair)
  • Christina Blacklaws, Vice President of the Law Society
  • Richard Burgon, Shadow Secretary of State for Justice & Shadow Lord Chancellor
  • Shami Chakrabarti, Shadow Attorney General
  • Andrea Coomber, Director of JUSTICE
  • Andrew Langdon QC, Chair of the Bar

The event will take place in the Boardroom of The Old Ship Hotel from 1-2pm.