Human rights after Brexit

What impact will the UK’s exit from the EU have on human rights for UK citizens and EU citizens residing in the UK? An area that has not been discussed at great length, we invite you to attend the Brunel University London’s round table in collaboration with the ‘Britain in Europe’ think tank.

The event will bring into sharp focus the effects of the UK’s departure from the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice, and will place new emphasis on questions relating to the future of the European Convention on Human Rights after Brexit.

  • The keynote presentation by Professor Sionaidh Douglas-Scott, European Union law and Human Rights.
  • Professor Douglas-Scott, Anniversary Chair in Law at QMU, and formely Professor of European and Human Rights Law at the University of Oxford and King’s College London.
  • Alexander Horne, deputy legal adviser at the Joint Committee on Human Rights, introducing the Committee’s recent report on the human rights implications of Brexit, reflecting on recent developments in Parliament and the JCHR amendment which aims to safeguard the rights of EU citizens in the UK.
  • Dr Dimitrios Giannoulopoulos (BiE Director and Brunel Law School) will be speaking about the key aims of the ‘Knowing our Rights’ project, drawing the links between Brexit and the debate on the UK Bill of Rights.

Confirmed participants include:

  • Mary Honeyball MEP
  • Dr Ed Bates (Leicester Law School)
  • Dr Natasa Mavronicola (Birmingham Law School)
  • Libby McVeigh (Fair Trials International)
  • John van der Luit-Drummond (Deputy Editor, Solicitors Journal)
  • Professor Julian Petley (Journalism, Brunel University London)
  • Professor Javaid Rehman (Brunel Law School)
  • Dr Ben Warwick (Birmingham Law School)
  • Professor Tim Wilson (Northumbria Law School)
  • Professor Alexandra Xanthaki (Brunel Law School)

The round table discussion will be co-ordinated by the leading legal commentator in the country, Joshua Rosenberg.

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