Geoffrey Bindman

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Sir Geoffrey "has practised as a solicitor in London since 1960, specialising in civil liberties and human rights. He is a visiting professor at University College London and at London South Bank University, and since November 2005 has been chairman of the British Institute of Human Rights." [1]

"Geoffrey Bindman has practised as a solicitor in London since 1960. He is a consultant at Bindmans LLP, which he founded in 1974.

"He was Legal Adviser to the Race Relations Board from 1965 to 1976 and thereafter to the Commission for Racial Equality until 1983. He has conducted many leading cases in the fields of civil liberties and human rights. In 1999 he received the Liberty and Law Society's Gazette award for lifetime human rights achievement and in 2003 the Gazette Centenary award for human rights. He is a visiting professor of law at University College London and London South Bank University. He has been awarded honorary doctorates by De Montfort and Kingston universities. He is honorary president of the Discrimination Law Association, Vice-President of the One World Trust and a trustee of the Wordsworth Trust and the Helen Bamber Foundation. He was knighted in 2007 for services to human rights." [2]

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  1. Trustees, One World Trust, accessed November 24, 2008.
  2. Trustees, British Institute of Human Rights, accessed March 17, 2011.
  3. Trustees, Helen Bamber Foundation, accessed December 8, 2010.