Recent developments in the law regarding protests and demonstrations

Date: Tuesday 03 April 2012

Time: 18:30 to 20:00

Venue: 53-54 Doughty Street, London, WC1N 2LS

Speakers: Alex Gask, Ruth Brander

CPD: 1.5 Points

Fee: Free

This seminar will provide a summary of the recent case law concerning public protests and demonstrations. The speakers will examine the legal issues surrounding the use of kettling and will discuss the recent cases of R (on the application of McClure and Moos) v The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis and the ECtHR judgment in Austin v UK due on 15 March 2012 and Castle and others v The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis. The seminar will also examine the use of pre-emptive arrests in view of the anticipated increase in these types of arrest before the Jubilee celebrations and Olympic Games. 

To reserve your place on this seminar, please fill in and return a completed boking (click here to open), by post to Training Coordinator, Doughty Street Chambers, 53-54 Doughty Street, London WC1N 2LS - DX 223 chancery lane or by email to

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