Solicitors International Human Rights Group (SIHRG)

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The Solicitors’ International Human Rights Group (SIHRG) promotes awareness of international human rights within the legal profession and mobilises solicitors into effective action in support of those rights. The Group encourages human rights lawyers overseas and conducts related missions, research, campaigns and training.

The SIHRG’s organisation is designed to promote the application of solicitors’ skills in realising the observance of international human rights standards.

SIHRG is administered by volunteers and overseen by an annually elected committee.


All countries including the United Kingdom

Fields of Work

Criminal Justice

International Human Rights

Rule of Law

Legal Capacity Building

Main Activities

  • International Human Rights and humanitarian law training
  • Advocacy and litigation training
  • Fact-finding Missions
  • Trial Observations (e.g., the Euro Med Rights report on the trial of Alaa Abd El-Fattah)  and trial monitoring training (e.g., Turkish lawyers and activists July 2016)
  • Speaker events

Address :

7 Waterloo Road,
Surrey KT19 8AY,

Email : [email protected]

Website :

Contact Person : Lionel Blackman, Partner

Member Since : 1 Nov 2011