Past events

Joint ALBA/HRLA Event - When does Art. 8 ECHR make a difference in public law cases?

Joint ALBA/HRLA Event - When does Art. 8 ECHR make a difference in public law cases?

24/05/2022    
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
*This is a Hybrid Event* The panel will consider the kinds of public law cases in which Article 8 can win the day as well [...]
Demystifying The Journey To Silk

Demystifying The Journey To Silk

10/03/2022    
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ALBA members are invited to join Demystifying The Journey To Silk at 5pm on Thursday 10th March, an informal forum run by four women at [...]
The Unity of Law with Lord Justice Singh

The Unity of Law with Lord Justice Singh

18/01/2022    
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Lord Justice Rabinder Singh discusses his new book, The Unity of Law, and reflects on the defining themes of his career as advocate and judge with [...]
Securing Pupillage in Public Law

Securing Pupillage in Public Law

06/01/2022    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Covid-19 pandemic has affected the extent to which people planning to apply for pupillage in 2022 have been able to build-up experience in the [...]
The Substantive Hearing

The Substantive Hearing

01/12/2021    
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Permission Applications and Responses

Permission Applications and Responses

22/11/2021    
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
AGM and Annual Lecture

AGM and Annual Lecture

16/11/2021    
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
This year's lecture, titled 'The Role of the Judiciary in National Security Cases' will be given by Neal Katyal,the former Acting Solicitor General of the [...]
Preliminary Procedural Issues

Preliminary Procedural Issues

15/11/2021    
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Ministerial Responsibility

Ministerial Responsibility

11/11/2021    
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The panel will consist of Lee Marsons, Alexandra Sinclair, Alexander Home and Jonathan Jones, chaired by Vikram Sachdeva QC. Each panel member will discuss the [...]
Preparing a case for Judicial Review

Preparing a case for Judicial Review

08/11/2021    
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
This series (held via Zoom) is intended to be an introductory course, and is ideally suited to pupils, junior public law practitioners, or experienced barristers [...]
Judicial Review Introductory Series

Judicial Review Introductory Series

08/11/2021 - 01/12/2021    
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
This series (held via Zoom) is intended to be an introductory course, and is ideally suited to pupils, junior public law practitioners, or experienced barristers [...]
The Future of Public Service Broadcasting

The Future of Public Service Broadcasting

08/11/2021    
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
The panel discussing this topic will comprise of: Alastair Bonnington Tom Bower Greg Callus Chaired by Catherine Callaghan QC. Alastair Bonnington was BBC Scotland's in-house [...]
ALBA Equality and Diversity Series: Anti-Racism Seminar

ALBA Equality and Diversity Series: Anti-Racism Seminar

02/11/2021    
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
ALBA is pleased to host a seminar on anti-racism at the public law Bar. This seminar follows the successful seminars on maternity/paternity leave and childcare [...]
Joint LCLCBA/ALBA Seminar - Balancing the Bar: Is it possible to balance work and life, and still achieve excellence?

Joint LCLCBA/ALBA Seminar - Balancing the Bar: Is it possible to balance work and life, and still achieve excellence?

26/10/2021    
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Speakers are: Sir Stephen Males (The Rt. Hon. Males LJ, Court of Appeal) Catherine Callaghan QC (Blackstone Chambers, Vice Chair of ALBA) Farhaz Khan (3 [...]
Disability and the public law Bar

Disability and the public law Bar

13/09/2021    
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
ALBA is pleased to host a webinar to consider the state of disability inclusion at the public law Bar. We are delighted to be joined [...]
The ALBA Summer Conference 2021

The ALBA Summer Conference 2021

05/07/2021 - 13/07/2021    
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The ALBA Summer Conference is back! 6PM-7.30PM on 5-8 July and 12-13 July 2021 ONLINE AND FREE OF CHARGE TO MEMBERS Like last year, we [...]
LCLCBA/ALBA seminar: “Diversity Without Disharmony”

LCLCBA/ALBA seminar: “Diversity Without Disharmony”

30/06/2021    
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Studies indicate that equality and diversity training frequently fails to achieve its aims within organisations, and that some forms of this training can even be [...]
New CPR Part 54 Practice Directions (in force 31 May 2021) webinar with Mr. Justice Swift

New CPR Part 54 Practice Directions (in force 31 May 2021) webinar with Mr. Justice Swift

27/05/2021    
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us for this essential webinar on the new rules [62nd] [or 63rd (judiciary.uk) We are honoured to be hosting the Lead Judge of the Administrative [...]
Loans, Leaks and Lobbying: regulating Ministerial conduct - do we need a better system?

Loans, Leaks and Lobbying: regulating Ministerial conduct - do we need a better system?

11/05/2021    
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Speakers: Sir Jonathan Jones QC (Hon). Senior Consultant, Linklaters. Formerly Treasury Solicitor. Jill Rutter, Senior Fellow, Institute For Government. The session will be chaired by [...]
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