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Monthly Speaker Meetings

SIHRG members gain free entrance to the Group’s meetings , where you can hear distinguished speakers from the human rights field. The Group’s speakers have included Sir Geoffrey Bindman, Clive Stafford Smith, Geoffrey Robertson QC, Phil Shiner, Vanessa Redgrave, Michael Mansfield QC, Sharmi Chakrabarti, Professor Bill Bowring Many  and many more. Speaker events often attract CPD accreditation for 1 hour. SEE OUR ARCHIVES PAGE FOR A FULL RUN DOWN OF SPEAKERS AT SIHRG MEETINGS

Participate in Campaigns, Research and Investigative Work

SIHRG members are encouraged to join our campaigns to protect human rights and to participate in the Group’s research and investigative work through the various working groups. SIHRG members also receive a minimum 20% discount on fees for training events (also CPD accredited) held by the Group.
 
Discounts on Training Events
 
We are building our training programme and have held several successful UN human rights enforcement 4 and 6 CPD point sessions in London and Manchester and plan more ahead.

Free CPDs per annum through our online topical guides to international human rights law. Click HERE for details.
 
Invitations for missions and other opportunities in the human rights field
 
These are  circulated to the full membership. You may also apply for funding for projects via our funding application form if you are a member.
 

Regular Newsletter

SIHRG members will receive a free regular newsletter, detailing the various events and activities of the different sub-groups.

Forum

We would like to stimulate a members' discussion FORUM. Do contact us if you are interested in setting of some discussions through this web site. We have the templates ready but just need some interested members prepared to put in the time. A forum could help you meet other Solicitors who are interested in international human rights issues, exchange ideas and share knowledge and experience with them.

Make a Difference

Your membership subscription will be used to help fund the Group’s research, training, investigative and advocacy work. Becoming a member also helps SIHRG to develop a stronger and more authoritative collective voice to speak out in support of human rights around the world. You can put forward ideas for future projects - for members you can use our online submission form CLICK HERE for an introduction an link to the form.
 
Rules

Members agree to abide with the Rules of the SIHRG, available to read here

Rates

Subscription rates are set annually, and members will be invited to renew their membership at the beginning of each calendar year.

Standard membership (qualified Solicitors) £25
Trainee Solicitors and unwaged £15
Associate members £15
Student member £10
Corporate membership:
Standard (law firms and institutions) £100
Firms with 15 partners or more £250

Associate membership is available to any individual interested in joining the SIHRG who is not a qualified Solicitor, trainee Solicitor or law student. If you are qualified, but not currently practising, please apply for standard membership.

Corporate members are entitled to one vote per organisation at the SIHRG’s meetings, 3 free places at each speaker meeting, and 3 discounted places at training events (or 5 free/discounted places for firms with 15 partners or more). Only one individual from a corporate member may serve on the SIHRG’s management committee at any one time.

Please ensure your membership fee is paid within 7 days. The preferred method of payment is by internet bank transfer - pay "Solicitors International Human Rights Group" sort code 60-12-14 (NatWest) Account number 28013549. Please quote your surname and initial as the reference. You can also pay by cheque to the Solicitors International Human Rights Group or by completing the STANDING ORDER mandate available at the foot of the page. And now you can pay by credit card through PayPal. Send cheques or standing order forms to SIHRG, 7 Waterloo Road, Epsom, Surrey KT19 8AY.

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SIHRG Solicitors International Human Rights Group,
Oct 9, 2008, 11:27 AM