The Law Society is hosting a panel discussion, organised by the Bangladeshi Students Union UK, on the recent judicial structural changes in Bangladesh and the resulting socio-political implications in the country, including on human rights. The panel will discuss the tension between democracy, law and human rights in Bangladesh and answer any questions from the audience. 

The panel will be made up of:

  • Abbas Faiz - South Asia specialist, Amnesty International
  • Toby Cadman – Barrister, 9 Bedford Row
  • Peter Crisp – Dean, BPP Law School
  • Simon Danczuk - Member of Parliament for Rochdale

The discussions will be chaired by the Chair of the Law Society’s International Issues Committee, Harold Paisner.

Programme

Date: Wednesday 11 March

Venue: The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL

Timings: 15:00 - 17:15

15:00 - 15:30 Registration and refreshments

15:30 - 15:40 Opening remarks by Andrew Caplen, President of the Law Society

15:40 - 16:40 Panel discussion on the recent judicial structural changes in Bangladesh and the impact on human rights

16:40 - 17:10 Questions and answer session

17:10 - 17:15 Closing remarks 

Why attend?

The event is aimed at a broad range of participants, including students, practicing lawyers, NGOs, journalists, politicians, civil servants and academics with an interest in law and human rights in Bangladesh.

Click here to register for this free event. 

For more infromation contact Sonam Khan (sonam.khan@lawsociety.org.uk).