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Young Lawyers Committee

The Young Lawyers Committee arrange events for all those pre-pupillage and pre-training contract. We run three core projects aimed at providing experience to aspiring human rights lawyers and insight into a career in human rights: the Lord Kerr Essay Competition, Careers Day, and the Judicial Review Moot Competition.


A new Committee is voted in at the HRLA AGM every year. If you are interested in getting involved, please contact us on

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Lord Kerr Essay Competition 2024

Organised by the HRLA Young Lawyers Committee   Essay question:  ‘Should the rights to freedom of expression and assembly protect disruptive protests?’      The deadline for submissions to the 2024 Lord Kerr Essay Competition is 23:59 UK time on 23 May..

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Our New Bursary scheme Spring 2024!

The HRLA is pleased to announce the launch of a new bursary scheme in spring 2024. The new scheme will offer fully funded internships at leading human rights organisations, including JUSTICE, Liberty and 5 Essex Chambers. To stay up to date and receive a notification...

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Events coming...

More events coming soon.

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