The Law Society of England and Wales invites law students, trainee solicitors, pupil barristers and junior lawyers (current, prospective or in between stages) to enter the Law Society’s annual Graham Turnbull essay competition.
This year’s essay title is:
“The roots of many of our basic rights go back to the Magna Carta whose 800th Anniversary is being celebrated in 2015. Given this important legacy, to what extent would proposals to repeal the Human Rights Act 1998 and pull out of the European Convention on Human Rights impact on the protection of human rights in the UK and around the world?” Continue reading
Applications for the 2015 International Law Fellowship Programme are currently being accepted. The deadline for applications is 1 December 2014
To qualify for the Fellowship Programme, candidates should be between 24 and 45 years of age at the beginning of the Fellowship Programme. They must have a legal background with professional experience in the field of international law. The selected participants are required to submit a medical certificate of good health and to certify that they are able to attend the entire course period.
The 2015 Fellowship Programme will be conducted in English. Fluency in spoken and written English is required.
Complete the application form in English, typewritten. Answers should be clear and as detailed as possible. If you need extra space, you may attach additional pages. Incomplete applications will not be considered.Continue reading
The NBA Ikeja Branch Young Lawyers’ Forum (YLF) will hold its annual seminar on Thursday 13th November, 2014 at the Bar Centre , Ikeja at 9: 00 am. The 3rd since it’s debut this year’s YLF seminar’s theme is “Surmounting Professional Challenges for Young Lawyers in Legal Practice: the Way Forward”, and is open to young lawyers of 1-7 years at the bar.
Lined up for the event are many lecture sessions by reputable legal practitioners drawn from the academia, Bench and the inner Bar ( see flyer above for more information).
Admission is free and there would be free medical tests for all participants as well as a cocktail after the event. So where would you rather be on 13th November, 2014?