Barn 1, Hendon campus
The 2012-13 series of Inaugural Lectures will showcase the widening breadth and depth of expertise at Middlesex. Staff can find out more about the series on the Inaugural Lectures page of the intranet (VPN access required).
Professor Philip Leach
Philip Leach is Professor of Human Rights Law at Middlesex University, a solicitor, and Director of the European Human Rights Advocacy Centre (EHRAC), also based at Middlesex. He has extensive experience of representing applicants before the European Court, in particular against the UK, Turkey and Russia. His recent human rights research projects have been commissioned, or supported, by the Nuffield Foundation, the Leverhulme Trust, the Equality and Human Rights Commission, the OSCE and the Council of Europe. He is the author of ‘Taking a Case to the European Court of Human Rights’, (3rd ed., Oxford University Press, 2011). He is a member of the Independent Advisory Panel on Deaths in Custody (which provides advice to the Ministerial Board on Deaths in Custody). He is on the Editorial Board of European Human Rights Law Review, and is a Trustee of the Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI) and the Human Dignity Trust.
What is Justice?Reflections of a Practitioner at the European Court of Human Rights
This lecture will consider whether and how victims of human rights violations in Europe can obtain accountability and justice. Focusing on the role of the European Court of Human Rights, and in particular its jurisprudence on Chechnya, it will discuss what redress is possible and appropriate in respect of gross and systemic human rights breaches. In determining remedies, how prescriptive and directive can or should the European Court be? What is the relevance or importance of historical memory and wider societal healing? A number of the cases considered will be those brought by the European Human Rights Advocacy Centre (EHRAC), based in the School of Law at Middlesex University, which supports NGOs and lawyers from Russia and the South Caucasus in taking cases to the European Court.
On 27th February 2017 meet Middlesex staff from our regional office at this event in Milan, Italy..
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From 1st to 2nd March meet Middlesex staff from our regional office at this event in Jordan
Our team will be available throughout the event to answer any questions you have about studying at Middlesex and to support you with the application process. [...]