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Symposium on the Investigatory Powers Bill 2015

22nd March 2016 · 6:00pm - 8:00pm

In person | Virtual event

 Symposium on the Investigatory Powers Bill 2015

The draft Investigatory Powers Bill 2015 currently working its way through the parliamentary process is wide-ranging and includes an extension of the powers of the security services in response to surveillance disclosures by the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. It also moves to strengthen the security services warranted powers for the bulk interception of the content of communications. It has been called a “snoopers charter”.

Introduced by Arlette Piercy
Chaired by Paul Mendelle QC
Panel: David Anderson QC, Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation
The Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC MP, former Attorney General
Lord Jonathan Marks QC, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Justice
Angela Patrick, JUSTICE
Paul Hynes QC

Our distinguished panel (to be confirmed) will discuss a wide range of issues associated with the Bill. We expect the event to be extremely popular – please book a place by emailing Loretta Kenny

CPD Accredited for 2 hours (SRA registration BRB/CHRT)

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