November 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Kings College London Strand Campus
160 Strand


Building a Human Rights Career


London Careers Day 2018


Saturday 10th November 2018

12pm – 5.30pm


Edmond J Safra Lecture Theatre

Kings College London Strand Campus

160 Strand




The 2018 London Careers Day is kindly supported by King’s College London

To see the full programme for our London Careers Day please click here


If you are interested in developing a career in human rights law then come to the HRLA Careers Day in London. The day will feature panel discussions and breakout sessions with barristers, solicitors campaigners, NGO lawyers, and academics. The day will also include a networking session to provide a chance to meet practitioners and speakers.

Speakers on the day will include:

  • Karon Monaghan QC, Barrister, Matrix Chambers
  • Corey Stoughton, Acting Director, Liberty
  • Kamran Mallick, CEO, Disability Rights UK
  • Martin Barnes, CEO, LawWorks
  • Joanna Whiteman, Co-Director, Equal Rights Trust
  • Paul Dillane, Executive Director, Kaleidoscope Trust


Details for registration

This event is free however places are limited, to reserve your place please purchase a general admission ticket and please select which break out sessions you would like to attend:




11.30- 12.15:             Registration

12.15 – 12.30:            Welcome

12.30 – 13.25:            Opening Plenary Session

13.30 – 14.20:            Breakout Session 1 (You will only be able to attend one of each breakout session)

Using the law to advance equal rights at the local, national or international level

Find out more about careers specific to promoting equality and tackling discrimination.


The Hot Seat

Put practitioners in the “hot seat” and ask them any question you want about what they do, why they do it and how you can do it too.

14.20 – 14.40:           BREAK

 14.40 – 15.30:           Breakout Session 2 (You will only be able to attend one of each breakout session)

Migrants’ Rights in the UK

Find out more about careers focused on protecting the human rights of migrants and refugees.


Forging a Sustainable Human Rights Career

Learn about financial assistance to pursue a career in the human rights sector and reflect on the synergies and partnerships between different professions.

15.30 – 16.15 :  Networking & Afternoon Tea

16.15 – 17.15 :   Closing Plenary Session  

17.15 – 17.30:   Closing Remarks

We are extremely grateful to Kings College London for hosting this event