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Inquests: Access to justice & the role of Pro Bono

Tue 5 November, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This seminar, exploring the issues around representation and legal aid for Inquest victims, is hosted by The City of Westminster & Holborn Law Society Pro Bono and CSR  Sub- Committee. The guest speakers are Yasmin Waljee OBE, International Pro Bono Director and Senior Counsel, at Hogan Lovells International LLP; HH Sir Peter Thornton QC, the former Chief Coroner of England and Wales and Rebecca Wilkinson, Deputy Chief Executive & Director of Programmes at LawWorks.

Yasmin Waljee and Hogan Lovells  have provided exemplary pro bono service to the victims of crime and terrorism including the July 7 bombing and Westminster Attacks (March 2017). The event aims to explore the extent to which pro bono representation can be  utilised.  CWHLS Pro Bono and CSR  Sub- Committee aims to promote   and enable its members to engage in sustainable  pro bono activity, Rebecca Wilkinson will provide information about a  variety of pro bono opportunities that firms can get involved in.

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Details

Date:
Tue 5 November, 2019
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Organizer

The City of Westminster & Holborn Law Society

Venue

King’s College London
Strand
London, WC2R 2LS United Kingdom
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