Student News

How to be a Human Rights Lawyer

For many of us aspiring Human Rights lawyers, the prospect of fighting for our place in this increasingly competitive area of legal practice can be daunting. I am a current LPC LLM student and I know many of us, myself included, have been warned off and told that...

Mental Health and Human Rights

Positive public discussion of at least some of the most common mental health has scarcely been higher. Tireless work by campaigning organisations such as Mind, Scope, the Time to Change initiative has started to gain traction in the movement to reduce the stigma...

The HRLA’s Seminar Series – Article 5

On Wednesday 13 May 2015 the HRLA Young Lawyers’ Committee organised the latest in our human rights student seminar series on Article 5 of the Convention, the right to liberty and security. This seminar was kindly hosted by University College London at the fabulous...

The Right to Life

The HRLA’s Student Seminar Series Commences with a talk on the Right to Life at Church Court Chambers On Wednesday evening the Human Rights Lawyers’ Association’s Student Committee held part one of its Student Seminar Series which concerned Article 2 of the European...

Judicial Review Competition Final

On 15 May 2014 the final of the HRLA Judicial Review Competition was held at Middle Temple Hall. The two teams granted permission to apply for judicial review at the oral permission stage in March 2014 presented their submissions to the Divisional Court (Beatson LJ,...