6pm, Tuesday 25th April
Garden Court North Chambers
3rd Floor, Blackfriars House
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The Bar Human Rights Committee and Garden Court North Chambers are delighted to announce a special event in Manchester, focusing on opportunities for barristers and students to get involved in BHRC’s international human rights work, followed by a drinks reception.
BHRC is the human rights arm of the Bar of England and Wales, and is independent of the Bar Council: our recent work has included acting as legal observers during the demolition of the “Jungle” camp in Calais, trial observation missions to Turkey and Egypt highlighting systemic failures in due process, mediation work between the government of Colombia and San José de Apartadó Comunidad de Paz, and groundbreaking training on child rights for judges, magistrates and social workers in Nigeria.
Join us to discuss ongoing threats to the international rule of law, hear about the work BHRC is doing to confront these issues, and find out how you can get involved. This event should be of interest to anyone concerned about an increasingly fragile international rule of law, and keen to use or develop their international law skills. Membership of the Bar Human Rights Committee is open to law students, barristers and academics.
Our panel of speakers includes BHRC Chairperson Kirsty Brimelow QC of Doughty Street Chambers, Pete Weatherby QC of Garden Court North, and Stephen Cragg QC of Monckton Chambers. The discussion will be chaired by Lucy Mair of Garden Court North.