Human rights group Liberty to have new Director

14 Jan


Shami Chakrabarti, who is to reflect on a life of campaigning at a Faculty-hosted event next week, has announced she is leaving the human rights group, Liberty, but will remain in post until her successor is found.

Ms Chakrabarti said it had been “the most enormous privilege” to serve as Liberty’s Director for 12 years. The announcement is at

The event on Friday, 22 January, is the second of JUSTICE Scotland’s “Beyond Law” series, as part of the Securing JUSTICE at 60 Appeal. Ms Chakrabarti will reflect on her life and work in conversation with James Wolffe, QC, Dean of Faculty. Details at