22 January 2024
IPLS Team win Client Consultation Competition 2024
The 2024 Northern Ireland regional of the Client Consultation Competition took place on Friday 19 January 2024 at Law Society House in Belfast. The topic was international humanitarian law.
The teams consisted of Anna Thompson and Katie Kennedy from the Institute of Professional Legal Studies (IPLS), with their coach Mr Stuart Harper, and Erika Lim and Amy Hanna from Queen’s University Belfast, with their coach Dr John Taggart.
The winner’s were the team from IPLS who will receive a financial contribution from the Society towards the attendance at the 2024 International Client Consultation Competition which will take place in Lublin, Poland from the 10th to 13th April 2024. It will be hosted by the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin in partnership with Ukraine.
The judging panel was Chaired by Niall Hargan (Carson McDowell) and included Laura Dawson (Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission), Joe McVeigh (KRW Law) and Joanna Tobolska-Walczuk (PR Hanna).
A special thanks also to Colin Caughey from NIHRC for his time and effort in composing the scenario.
Barbara Jemphrey, Katie Kennedy, Anna Thompson, Stuart Harper from Inst of Professional Legal Studies
Erika Lim and Amy Hanna from Queen’s University Belfast, with their coach Dr John Taggart
Erika Lim and Amy Hanna from Queen’s University Belfast with Judges