Want to be a human rights lawyer?

18 April 2011 by

Update | the event is now full. I will publish any plans to live-stream / tweet for those who didn’t register in time.

Interested in a career in human rights? On 5 May 2011 from 1pm the Law Society and Human Rights Lawyers Association are running a free information day for budding human rights practitioners.

I am speaking at the event, but there are also lots of other interesting speakers (listed below)! All details and how to register are here.

The Law Society say:

Are you interested in a career in human rights law? Come and hear about how human rights campaigners, solicitors, academics, civil servants and barristers started out. Join a breakout session where everyone will get a chance to ask questions about internships, applications and interviews. Get frank advice from practitioners and hear from some of the UK’s leading human rights lawyers.

The current confirmed list of speakers is:

Lionel Blackman Solicitor-Advocate
Murtaza Shaikh Academic
Sara Chandler Head of Pro Bono at College of Law
Shubhaa Srinivasan Solicitor, Leigh Day & Co
Matthew Jury Solicitor, H2O law
Jonny Butterworth Academic and Co-Director of Just Fair
Adam Wagner Barrister and UK Human Rights Blog Editor
Camilla Graham-Wood Solicitor, Birnberg Peirce
Mark A Jones Barrister, St.Ives chambers
Martin Curtis Lawworks
Jodie Blackstock Justice
Isabella Sankey Liberty
Courtenay Barklem Human Rights Advisor, The Law Society
Daniel Denman Ministry of Justice
Ruth Pogonowski Ministry of Justice
Adam Sandell Barrister, Matrix Chambers
Jane Deighton Solicitor, Deighton Guedalla
Helen Mountfield QC Barrister, Matrix Chambers
Lucy Scott-Moncrief Solicitor, SCOMO
Rabinder Singh QC Barrister, Matrix Chambers

1 comment;


  1. Nina Pace says:

    No internet streaming? Or video available for download for all of us in Australia? Sounds great.

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