EVENT: The Law Society – Human Rights conference 2013: Lawyers as guardians of access to justice?

Posted September 19th, 2013 in Forthcoming events by sally

“This is a must attend event for solicitors who are involved in human rights cases and and issues that have a human rights focus.

Why attend?

The event looks at the current challenges to and protection of human rights in an increasingly globalised society. The conference comprises a mixture of keynote addresses, breakout sessions as well as informal opportunities to exchange ideas and build relationships.

Areas examined includes:

• Is a high quality defence a human right?
• What is the lawyers role in raising issues in the corporate world?
• Trafficking and children’s rights
• Disability, children, women and HR issues

Who should attend?

• Human rights solicitors
• Human rights supporters and activists
• Academics
• Policy makers
• Law students with an interest in human rights or discrimination law.”

Date: 30th October 2013, 9.00-5.00pm

Location: The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL

Charge: See website for details

More information can be found here.