THE BAR CONFERENCE 2007

HUMAN RIGHTS – TAKING LIBERTIES

 

Saturday 3 November

Royal Lancaster Hotel, London

 

Keynote Address by Sir Sydney Kentridge QC

 

This year’s Conference will focus on human rights, with key issues discussed in plenary and workshop sessions. Sessions include:

 

  • International Criminal Tribunals: Justice or a Propaganda Exercise?

 

  • Commercial Human Rights Issues

 

  • Human Rights and Divorce – Have the Rights of Wives gone too far?

 

  • ‘Freedom of Conscience and Freedom of Expression are Unduly Restricted by the Code of Conduct’ – a Debate

 

  • Advocacy beyond the Courtroom – Independence, Integrity and Human Rights

 

  • Human Rights – The Young Bar at Home and Abroad

 

  • Family Property and the Love Rat – Cohabitation, Expropriation of Property and Human Rights

 

  • Freedom of the Individual or Prevention of Serious Crime – do we have to choose?

 

  • Defending the Right to Defend Human Rights

 

  • A Mediated Settlement – an Alternative to an Article 6 Hearing

 

  • Open Forum Debate: “This Conference Believes that the Human Rights Act should be Repealed”

 

  • Pro Bono Session – Getting the Help to the Need

 

IT IS INTENDED THAT THE GENERAL PROGRAMME WILL BE ACCREDITED FOR UP TO 6 CPD HOURS

 

The full programme and registration form will be available from June 2007.  For more information, and for details of sponsorship and exhibiting opportunities, contact:  Judy Lane Consulting (JLC), tel: 01202 699488.

Email: jlcoffice@btinternet.com

 

Principal Sponsors:

Cavanagh Group      Sweet & Maxwell     The Times