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Trial and Error - Securing Rights for Victims and Defendants

  • Inn of Court, The Royal Courts of Justice Chichester Street Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT1 United Kingdom (map)


Registration is required: RSVP

The pursuit of justice presents unique challenges within the trial process, in ensuring and protecting the rights of both victims and defendants. 

Drawing on perspectives from the criminal justice system, this event explores conflicting interests within the context of the Human Rights Act, highlighting opportunities for improvement.

Come and hear from a variety of speakers, meet likeminded passionate professionals and learn more about the work of criminal lawyers and the application of the HRA 1998 in Northern Ireland. The Bar of Northern Ireland offers the perfect opportunity for the sector to come together to celebrate, support and evaluation human rights in our community.

We have arranged a line-up of knowledgeable speakers who will share their experiences and stories with the goal of empowering attendees and sharing a unique insight into the workings of courtrooms.

What can you expect?
•    A unique insight in the HRA 1998 from a judge, prosecution barrister and defence barrister, with an opportunity for Q and A
•    A keynote
•    Breakout debate sessions
•    Drinks Reception

Spaces are limited, so RSVP via

Please note security access arrangements in place on entry to Royal Courts of Justice.

Later Event: December 6