Defending the Right to Defend Human Rights

Friday 6 October 2006

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Tickets in advance £10, full concessions apply. Proceeds towards the work of PBI UK in support of lawyers in Colombia (cheques payable to PBI UK).

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Main Speakers:

Reinaldo Villalba Vargas, prominent Colombian human rights lawyer

Sarah Lucy Cooper, Head of the South America sub-committee of the Bar Human Rights Committee as well as Vice Chair of the British Spanish Lawyers Association.

Louise Winstanley, PBI field volunteer returned from Colombia


Sara Chandler, President Electof the City of Westminster and Holborn Law Society and member of the Law Society's International Human Rights Committee

There will be a light buffet and drinks available, accompanied by a performance of Spanish baroque chamber music.

Supported by the Law Society's International Human Rights Committee, Solicitors International Human Rights Group, and Garden Court Chambers. Garden Court Chambers has been the winner of the Bar Pro Bono Award, and has been involved in several prominent cases, most notably those of the Birmingham Six and that of Derek Bentley.

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