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An Insight into Careers in Public International Law

January 18 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

An Insight into Careers in Public International Law

Wednesday 18 January 2017,
17:00-19:00 (Registration 16:30)
Followed by a drinks reception until 20:00

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP,
Northcliffe House, 28 Tudor Street, London, EC4Y 0BQ

The event will give insights into very different careers in public international law by barristers and lawyers from NGOs, international courts, other organisations and private practice. In addition to practical information for students and early to mid-career lawyers, the speakers will also share some of their experiences and thoughts about the future of careers in this field.

The panel of speakers will be introduced by the chair, then interviewed about their careers and each given time to talk about their different perspectives and outlooks on career paths in public international law. This will be followed by a Q&A session with the audience.

Event attendees will also have to opportunity to purchase ‘A Guide to International Law Careers’(second edition), for a special discounted price of £10.


Sir Franklin Berman KCMG QC, Essex Court Chambers and Chair of BIICL Trustees


Andrea Coomber, Director of JUSTICE and BIICL Trustee
Merryl Lawry-White, Associate at Debevoise & Plimpton (from December 2016)
Dr Kate Parlett, Barrister at 20 Essex Street
Jiries Saadeh, Counsel at Fietta
Elham Saudi, Director of Lawyers for Justice in Libya
Alex Wilks, Justice Adviser at the Government Stabilisation Unit

This event is convened by the BIICL Alumni Network

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This event is free to attend so register early to avoid disappointment

Advance online registration is required.


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January 18
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Northcliffe House, 28 Tudor Street
London, EC4Y 0BQ United Kingdom
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