The Dickson Poon School of Law at King’s College London and the Faculty of Law at the University of Cambridge are delighted to announce a conference to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Law Commissions Act 1965. The Conference has been organised in partnership with the Law Commission of England and Wales and the Scottish Law Commission. It has been generously supported by the Modern Law Review Seminar Series, the Society of Legal Scholars, the Dickson Poon School of Law at King’s College London, the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, Hart Publishing and the Clark Foundation.
The aim of the Conference is to reflect upon fifty years of institutional law reform in the United Kingdom, embracing the Law Commission of England and Wales and the Scottish Law Commission, as well as the Northern Ireland Law Commission. The significance of various specific reforms and proposals from the Commissions will be examined by academics, practitioners, judges and members of the Commissions.
The Conference features keynote addresses by Baroness Hale of Richmond, Deputy President of the United Kingdom Supreme Court, and Sir Kenneth Keith, Former Justice of the International Court of Justice.
The full programme can be seen here
Delegate Rates and Booking
There are a limited number of open places for delegates to attend the conference, at the following rates:
Student (limited number) £100
The booking fee includes attendance at both days of the conference, with lunch and coffee/refreshments on each day.
The Conference is accredited for 13 CPD hours, for both the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board.
Paying delegates can additionally book to attend the conference reception and dinner, at a subsidised rate of £50.
To book for the conference, please click here