6th April 1999

 

 

SEMINAR ON HUMAN RIGHTS ACT

 

A seminar to look into the effect of the Human Rights Act 1998 is to be staged at the brand new Lincoln campus of the University of Lincolnshire & Humberside next month.

 

The half-day seminar being staged jointly on Thursday 20th May by Justice and the university will look at the impact of the Act on criminal law, family law and employment law and how it will alter legal practice for a great many lawyers in the UK.

 

Speakers will include Jonathan Cooper of Justice, Peter Moran, a consultant with Bridge McFarland, criminal law barrister Quincy Whitaker, family law barrister Stewart Leech, and David Green of Charles Russell Solicitors in London.

 

The seminar begins at 3.30pm and will end at 9pm.

 

“You will hear from expert speakers who have experience of human rights law,” said Janette Porteous of the university’s Department of Law. “Comprehensive conference packs containing a reading list, a copy of the Act and the speakers’ papers will be provided for all delegates.”

 

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Diary date

 

Thursday 20th May 1999, 3.30pm - a half-day seminar on the Human Rights Act 1998 at the University of Lincolnshire & Humberside, Lincoln. Speakers will include Jonathan Cooper of Justice, Peter Moran, a consultant with Bridge McFarland, criminal law barrister Quincy Whitaker, family law barrister Stewart Leech, and David Green of Charles Russell Solicitors in London.

 

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For more information contact:

 

Jez Ashberry, Press and Media Relations Manager, University of Lincolnshire & Humberside (tel: 01522 886042) or Janette Porteous, Department of Law, University of Lincolnshire & Humberside (tel: 01522 886284)