From Silence to Safety: Protecting the Gay Refugee?

Join us for the eleventh Stonewall Lecture – titled From Silence to Safety: Protecting the Gay Refugee? – which is kindly hosted by the Law Society.

The lecture will be delivered by S Chelvan, a leading barrister at No 5 Chambers, who has an international reputation in the field of asylum claims based on sexual or gender identity. The lecture will be chaired by The Rt. Hon. Lord Justice Etherton with the vote of thanks to be proposed by Ben Summerskill, Chief Executive of Stonewall.

The event is organised by the Law Society and the Bar Council in association with Stonewall, InterLaw Diversity Forum and the Bar Lesbian and Gay Group. The lecture will take place on Tuesday 5 February 2013 from 6.00pm in the Common Room of the Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1PL and will be followed by a reception in the Reading Room of the Law Society.

If you have any queries or to RSVP please email Hannah Kibirige at

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