Justice Human Rights Conference, 12 October 2015

31 July 2015 by

-0430-POLITICS-Justice.-006Here at the UK Human Rights Blog, we love justice, and we also love JUSTICE. Let’s all go to their annual conference, 12 October 2015. All details here and below.

One of the highlights of the human rights lawyer’s 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:

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

Chair: Professor Anna Lawson, University of Leeds, Equality and Human Rights Commission, Disability Committee
Karon Monaghan QC, Matrix Chambers
Schona Jolly, Cloisters

Chair: Alison Harvey, Immigration Law Practitioners’Association
Judith Farbey QC, Doughty Street Chambers
Colin Yeo, Garden Court Chambers

Afternoon Breakout Sessions

Chair: Angela Patrick, Director of Human Rights Policy, JUSTICE
Helen Mountfield QC, Matrix Chambers
Jonathan Swift QC, 11KBW
Stephen Cragg QC, Monckton Chambers

Chair: Deba Das, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Marie Demetriou QC, Brick Court Chambers
Deirdre Fottrell QC, 1 Garden Court

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
Carl Gardner, Head of Legal Blog
Alison Gerry, Doughty Street Chambers, Chair, Human Rights Lawyers Association

View the 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).


  1. RickB says:

    The largest abuse of human rights in the UK at present is perpetrated by the DWP and markedly upon Disabled People. I see no mention of this in your programme, which also I note excludes people on low income. How do you suggest you remedy this?

  2. curi56 says:

    Reblogged this on HumansinShadow.wordpress.com.

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