This Qualifying Session will discuss the sources of law of state immunity and diplomatic immunity, the key features of these immunities, the differences between state immunity and diplomatic immunity, and practical issues that can arise in litigation.
Speakers: Paul Luckhurst
Themes: Legal Knowledge, Justice and the Rule of Law
6.00 pm until 7.30pm
Materials and Preparation: No preparation required
Learning Outcomes: At the end of this Qualifying Session students will be able to:
· Understand the sources of law for state immunity and diplomatic immunity.
· Identify key differences between state immunity and diplomatic immunity.
· Be aware of practical issues that can arise in litigation when immunity from jurisdiction is asserted.
Professional Statement Reference: (Access the full Professional Statement for Barristers here)
1.3 : Have a knowledge and understanding of the law and procedure relevant to their area(s) of practice.
2.6 : Ensure they practise with adaptability and flexibility, by being self-aware and self-directed, recognising and acting upon the continual need to maintain and develop their knowledge and skills.
3.4 : Treat all people with respect and courtesy, regardless of their background or circumstances.
Booking: Please book via the Online Booking System.
Cancellation Policy: Students should consider all bookings a professional commitment and should only book onto an event if they fully plan on attending. Once booked on, students will be unable to cancel and receive a refund other than in exceptional circumstances.
This event is a Qualifying Session.