The Trustees of IARS and Channel 4 Home Affairs Correspondent and IARS' Patron, Simon Israel are delighted to hold this year's biggest international justice networking event in the evening of Thursday 20th (17:30 - 19:00) at the Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL.

The reception is held on behalf of the charity in celebration of International Restorative Justice Week following IARS 2014 Annual Conference. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone interested in a career in human rights, criminal justice or restorative justice as it will bring together leading experts, employers, policy makers, practitioners, barristers and academics from Europe, Canada, South Africa, Australia, the US and New Zealand. Tickets (£15) can be purchased online or by emailing and are available on a first come basis.

The event will be hosted by IARS Patron, Simon Israel, and will see the book launch of IARS' new publication Gavrielides, T. (2014), A victim-led criminal justice system: Addressing the paradox (£9.99 RRP) ISBN 978-1-907641-27-5. It will follow IARS' Annual Conference due to be held on 19-20 November at The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, Middle Temple Lane, EC4Y 9AT.

Opportunities for collaboration and funding will be discussed as well as future plans for an international network of practitioners. The book which releases new findings on restorative justice and victims' rights will be introduced by its Editor, Professor Theo Gavrielides, IARS Founder and Director. Guests will have the opportunity to hear about IARS' latest work with victims. 

Distinguised guests include: John McDonald (CEO of Proactive Resolutions - Australia), Professor Artinopoulou (Greece), Professor Hartmann (Germany), Dr. van Hoek (Netherlands), Professor Chankova (Bulgaria), Dr. Evelyn Zellerer (Canada), Felicity Gerry QC,(Australia), Fiona Landon (New Zealand) and Dr. Hema Hargovan (South Africa) will also be contributing.

Places are limited and will be offered on a first-come basis. Tickets can be purchased by donating through the Big Give as all proceeds will go to our charity. Minimum cost is £15, but guests are kindly encouraged to consider a higher donation. The ticket includes wine and other refreshments and access to the venue.

Publishers, individuals and companies interested in having a stand at the reception or to sponsor it should get in touch with Dr. Theo Gavrielides,

For multiple tickets or to purchase via an invoice or card, email or call +44 (0) 207064 4380. Donations are not refundable. We regret that we are unable to offer free tickets. 

To find out more about  IARS Annual Conference "A Victim-led Criminal Justice System?" and to book follow this link or email