A4ID Law and Development Training Programme 2018


04/22/2018 10:00AM


07/21/2018 05:00PM

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Payment Required


£540 – £1,200


2 Bunhill Row
United Kingdom


This course explores role of the law in:

  • International Development
  • Financing Development
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Socio-Economic Rights
  • Sustainable Development

The programme consists of five Saturday modules spread over 5 months. You can attend the whole programme, a combination of modules or one individual module.

Why take this programme

The only course of its kind in the UK, A4ID’s annual Law and International Development training programme explores the crucial role that law plays in underpinning the international development agenda and in promoting responsible business practice.

Our training will contribute to participants’ CPD record. Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate from A4ID for their development record.

What you gain

A knowledge of the big issues in international development, successes and challenges in using the law, and the complexities involved in trying to make effective interventions

Practical skills in thinking through how you would tackle real life cases

The confidence to advise pro bono and fee paying clients on legal issues to do with international development

How you learn

Each topic will be introduced with a presentation and time for questions and discussions. You will have the opportunity to explore the issues and how they play out in practice, through participatory group work and interactive exercises.

We will upload background information, course materials and further resources to a shared secure site so that you can build on your learning.


University of Law, London Moorgate


Module 1: Sunday 22nd April 2018, 10:00 – 17:30

Module 2: Saturday 19th May 2018, 10:00 – 17:30

Module 3: Saturday 9th June 2018, 10:00 – 17:30

Module 4: Sunday 1st July 2018, 10:00 – 17:30

Module 5: Saturday 21st July 2017, 10:00 – 17:30

Who should attend

The programme is aimed at practising lawyers, and those with a strong interest in the role the law plays in the development agenda. A legal background is highly beneficial and you will need the critical skills to apply your knowledge to the new areas addressed during the course. Seminars and workshops are delivered by leading academics, development professionals and practising lawyers to help participants understand how the law can secure, or be a barrier to, sustainable development.

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Online bookings by credit card can be made on Eventbrite.

Contact events@a4id.org if you prefer being invoiced than paying online.

Individual modules: To register for one or several modules of the 2018 Programme, please contact events@a4id.org, specifying your name, organisation and which module(s) you would like to register for. Individual modules are payable by invoice.