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Human Rights and Equality Group


The Human Rights and Equality Group (HREG) sits under the umbrella of the Society’s Future of the Profession Committee, and reports to and agrees objectives and initiatives with this Committee.

The HREG is responsible for taking forward policy objectives in the areas of human rights, equality, diversity, and law reform. It focuses on promoting the upholding of the Rule of Law, considering areas for law reform, trying to affect change in those areas, and raising awareness around various human rights and equality issues. Another key component of the group’s work is promoting the independence of the legal profession.

As a Working Group, made up of practitioners and other professionals with expertise in the area, it adopts a flexible and informal approach, allowing it to respond and be reactive to issues as they arise.

Current members of the group include:

·         Colin Hanna (Deputy Chair)

·         Conor McCormick

·         Eileen Ewing

·         Gemma McKeown

·         Jude Copeland

·         Laura Banks

·         Les Allamby

·         Maria McCloskey (Chair)

·         Mary Kitson

·         Maymoonah Ali

·         Sheila McGivern

·         Tutu Ogle

If you have any comments, suggestions or require any further information, please contact: hreg@lawsoc-ni.org

A copy of the HREG’s Annual Report can be downloaded below.

You can also access the HREG Bulletins below

Human Rights and Equality Group Bulletin Number 9  

Human Rights and Equality Group Bulletin Number 8  

Human Rights and Equality Group Bulletin No.7  

Human Rights and Equality Group Bulletin No.6  

Human Rights and Equality Group Bulletin No.5  

Human Rights and Equality Group Bulletin No.4  

Human Rights and Equality Group Bulletin No.3  

Human Rights and Equality Group Bulletin No.2  

Human Rights and Equality Group Bulletin No.1 

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