Sir Malcolm Evans at the Le Quesne Law Society

09 May Sir Malcolm Evans at the Le Quesne Law Society


The Le Quesne Law Society is delighted to host Professor Sir Malcolm Evans, KCMG, OBE, at Regent’s Park College on Friday 13th May (3rd week) at 5:30pm, for a talk about his work followed by questions and a drinks reception.  Sir Malcolm’s work focuses on International Law, particularly law of the sea and religious liberty, Human Rights and the Prevention of Torture.  It will be a great opportunity to hear from such a key figure, knighted in December 2015, who also serves as the Chairman of the College’s Governing Body.

Sir Malcolm’s distinctions include:
– Member and Chair of the UN Subcommittee for the Prevention of Torture and currently Chair of the Meeting of Chairs of UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies;
– Member of the Foreign Secretary’s Human Rights Advisory Group;
– Author of numerous publications and articles including Preventing Torture (OUP, 1998), Protecting Prisoners (ed) (OUP, 1999), Combating Torture in Europe (Council of Europe, 2002), Manual on the Wearing of Religious Symbols in Public Areas (Council of Europe/Brill, 2009).

This event is open to all members of the University.