Want to Know More About Working in International Law?
11.00am, Friday 27/05/11, Alun building (room TBC)
Whether you are a Fresher or a Masters student, it’s never too early to start thinking about the next step of your legal career. Dr Suzannah Linton, recently appointed Professor of International Law at Bangor Law School, will this month be giving an insight into the sort of careers offered by the Public International Law and Human Rights Law sectors.
The session will cover both academic and practising career opportunities, with an insight into areas such as humanitarian law, public international law, the law of armed conflict / war and human rights. Students from all years at both undergraduate and postgraduate level are welcome to attend.
A qualified Solicitor in the United Kingdom, Professor Linton is widely acknowledged as being a leader in her field. She joins Bangor Law School following many years of practice in international organisations around the world including with United Nations peacekeeping missions, the Mission of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe to Bosnia-Herzegovina, and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, as well as international courts and tribunals such as the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and the Claims Resolution Tribunal for Dormant Accounts in Switzerland.
She has served as a prosecutor for Serious Crimes before the Special Panel for Serious Crimes in East Timor and advised the East Timor CAVR (Commission for Reception, Truth, and Reconciliation) on International Law. Her focus has been on accountability for gross violations of human rights and humanitarian law, and the rebuilding of war-torn nations through rule of law. She has particular expertise in the Balkans, East Timor, Indonesia and Cambodia.
This event is an invaluable opportunity for anyone looking for some guidance about legal career opportunities. Don’t miss out!
Publication date: 10 May 2011