Appointment of Lord Justice Singh as HRLA Honorary President and New Committee Members for 2024-2025

The HRLA is delighted to announce the appointment of Lord Justice Singh as its Honorary President on 4 March 2024.

We are also pleased to confirm the HRLA’s Executive Committee and Young Lawyers Committee members for 2024-2025:

Lord Kerr Essay Competition 2024

The HRLA is delighted to announce that the Lord Kerr Essay Competition 2024 is open to submissions, organised by the HRLA Young Lawyers Committee. The essay question is: ‘Should the rights to freedom of expression and assembly protect disruptive protests?’

HRLA Membership

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Bursary scheme 2024

The HRLA is pleased to announce that it will launch a new bursary scheme in spring 2024. 

Welcome to the Human Rights Lawyers Association


The Human Rights Lawyers Association is open to all connected with the law and the legal profession who have an interest in human rights law in the United Kingdom.

The Association currently has over 2,000 members including solicitors, barristers, advocates, judges, government lawyers, legal academics, legal executives, in-house lawyers, pupils, trainees and law students.

We exist to increase knowledge and understanding of human rights and to aid their effective implementation within the UK legal framework and system of government.

To read the HRLA submission to the HRA Consultation please click here

Read more about us and our objectives and ethos here


HRLA believes in the promotion of the rule of law and the guarantee of human rights through law.