Chambers are pleased to announce that Satnam Bains and Rajesh Rai have just returned from a historic Judicial Colloquium on international developments in equality and non discrimination law, held in New Delhi on the 29th and 30th of January 2011.
The event was jointly organised by the Human Rights Law Network based in India, the Equal Rights Trust based in the UK and the Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales. The event covered a broad range of issues including gender and sexual orientation, discrimination on the basis of caste, race, environmental tort litigation, forced marriages and security and terrorism law.
Satnam Bains was an invitee on behalf of the Human Rights Law Network with whom he works on human rights litigation in India, whilst Rajesh Rai was invited by the Bar Human Rights Committee with whom he has previously worked in India.
Other prominent speakers included Lord Walker of the Supreme Court of England and Wales, Lord Justice Sedley, Altamas Kabir Justice of the Supreme Court of India, Justice Ganguly of the Supreme Court of India, Chief Justice Deepak Mishra of the High Court in Delhi, Kate O’Regan of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, and Justice Elizebeth Palm of the European Court of Human Rights.