Birmingham Human Rights Unit Event – 14th April

Birmingham Human Rights Unit Event – 14th April 2016

The Birmingham HRU is delighted to host an Access to Justice evening event.

When & Where –  Please join us from 5.45pm on Thursday 14th April in Vanta, BPP Birmingham, speakers from 6pm, with refreshments.

Guest Speakers – Find out more about practicing in the field of international human rights from our fantastic panel of guest speakers:

James Dixon, Human Rights and Public Law Barrister, No. 5 Chambers, Birmingham

James began his legal career at the Court of Justice of the European Communities in Luxembourg. He worked at Sheffield Law Centre before commencing his pupillage, which had an emphasis on claimant human rights and public law. 

Harpreet Paul, Amnesty International UK

A qualified lawyer, Harpreet now works for Amnesty International, the world’s largest grassroots human rights organisation, and will be sharing her experiences, including working at Amnesty’s UN office in New York and her work with REDRESS.

Erika Wright, Intern from Amicus

Erika undertook an internship with Amicus, assisting lawyers for justice on death row, and will be talking about her time assisting capital defenders in the US.

We are so excited to have these guests join us and share their experiences of practicing and working in the field of international human rights.

Human rights poster 2016

Register for this Event – The event is free, but places are limited. To register and reserve your place, please email probono@bpp.com on or before Monday 11th April 2016.

 

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