JUSTICE Scotland Annual Human Rights Day Lecture 2019
Hosted by Pinsent Masons, starring the challenging and always entertaining Professor Philippe Sands QC at the beautiful Signet Library on 12th December at 5.30pm.
Philippe Sands QC is a Professor of Law at University College London and a barrister at Matrix Chambers, of which he was a co-founder in 1999. He is the author of fourteen academic books and contributes to the New York Review of Books, Vanity Fair, the Financial Times and The Guardian.
His book East West Street: On the Origins of Crimes Against Humanity and Genocide won numerous prizes and was accompanied by a BBC Storyville film, My Nazi Legacy: What Our Fathers Did. He is President of English PEN and a Director of the Hay Festival.
This years lecture will be chaired by Lord Hope, who served as the first Deputy President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom and is now an arbitrator at Brick Court Chambers in London. A drinks reception will follow the lecture.
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