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The Citizen and the State: Poor decision-making and the role of the pro bono Bar

Tue 7 November, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This event will highlight the work of pro bono barristers, as well as explore the rise in unrepresented litigants-in-person and unsatisfactory decision-making by the relevant authorities in England and Wales. The event will focus on:
  • Immigration;
  • Tax;
  • Special educational needs and disability; and
  • Social Security (in relation to Personal Independence Payments).
The event, Chaired by Andrew Langdon QC, Chair of the Bar, will feature Sir Henry Brooke, Sir Ernest Ryder, Nick Easterman, Jonathan Peacock QC and David Woolfe QC. Registration starts at 17:30 for a prompt 18:00 start. The event will be followed by a networking drinks reception.

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Tue 7 November, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The Bar Council of England and Wales


The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn
8 South Square
London, WC1R 5ET United Kingdom
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