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Interesting events coming up!

The Human Rights Lawyers Association has some excellent events coming up, if anyone fancies attending and writing up for Lawbore readers, please let Emily know.

How to be an Environmental Lawyer

When: 6pm Thursday 22 March 2017, followed by drinks reception hosted by Leigh Day
Where: Leigh Day, Priory House, 25 St John’s Lane, London EC1M 4LB
Speakers: David Hart QC (1 Crown Office Row), Richard Buxton (Richard Buxton LLP), Sarah Sackman (3 Francis Buildings)

Join HRLA to hear from leading practitioners with unrivalled expertise on environmental law and how it touches our lives; from river waste, air pollution and manure odour, to night flights, contaminated cockles and everything in between.

Environmental law covers a whole range of thorny issues – litigious, regulatory, planning, public law, criminal law and transactional work. Many of these cases can involve human rights arguments based on both the ECHR and the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union. Much of our domestic legal framework on the environment has an EU legacy underpinned by the case law of the CJEU. As Brexit looms, our environmental law may be about to experience a step-change.

Five Ideas to Fight For: Lord Lester of Herne Hill QC in Conversation with Angela Patrick

When: 6pm Tuesday 11 April 2017, followed by drinks reception hosted by Clifford Chance
Where: Clifford Chance, 10 Upper Bank Street, London E14 5JJ

The rule of law. Human Rights. Equality. Free Speech. Privacy. Five ideas patently crucial to modern democracy and yet, increasingly under attack.
Join HRLA Founder & President Lord Lester of Herne Hill QC in conversation with our new Chair, Angela Patrick to discuss his life in the law and his manifesto for human rights lawyers and humanity,

If you’d like to attend either event please reserve a place with the HRLA.

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