Want to be a human rights lawyer?
18 April 2011
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:
|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|
|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|
No internet streaming? Or video available for download for all of us in Australia? Sounds great.
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