Lord Lester to head Human Rights Lawyers Assoc

The Human Rights Lawyers Association will be launched on 27 February by barristers, solicitors, academics and other lawyers at the Parliament Chamber of the Inner Temple. Lord Lester, who campaigned for 30 years for a human rights act, is to be president designate. Charles Bourne of 2 Harcourt Buildings (Roger Henderson QC), will be chairman. First revealed on www.thelawyer.com/lawyernews on 19 February