Final Reminder: Conference on 50th Anniversary of the Law Commissions, 10-11 July

The final places are available for the below conference.

50 YEARS OF THE LAW COMMISSIONS: THE DYNAMICS OF LAW REFORM NOW, THEN AND NEXT

United Kingdom Supreme Court, 10-11 July

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.

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 http://www.kcl.ac.uk/law/newsevents/eventrecords/Fifty-Years-of-the-Law-Commissions-Conference-Programme-(3).pdf

Delegate Rates and Booking

There are a limited number of open places for delegates to attend the conference, at the following rates:

Practitioner £200
Academic £150
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: http://estore.kcl.ac.uk/browse/extra_info.asp?compid=1&modid=2&deptid=17&catid=16&prodid=520 

Call for Papers: Modern Studies in Property Law 2016, Queen’s Belfast, Deadline 28 Aug

Modern Studies in Property Law 2016: Call for Papers
Queen’s University Belfast

We are pleased to announce the call for papers for Modern Studies in Property Law 2016, to be held at Queen’s University Belfast from Tuesday 5 – Thursday 7 April 2016.
The closing date for submissions is Friday 28 August 2015. Full details can be found on the conference website:
http://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/mspl2016/

“Comparative law, the courts and the influence of Europe” BACL Seminar, York, 1 Sept

British Association of Comparative Law annual seminar

Title:  Comparative law, the courts and the influence of Europe
Date:  Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 9.30 – 12.30
Venue: University of York
Details:  https://gallery.mailchimp.com/47624183ad52dd8428c97d3f6/files/BACL_Seminar_2015_Comparative_law_the_courts_and_the_influence_of_Europe.pdf

“Current Issues in Freight Forwarding: Law and Logistics” Conference, Edinburgh, 3-4 Sept

Current Issues in Freight Forwarding: Law and Logistics

Edinburgh Centre for Commercial Law will host a 2 day interdisciplinary conference drawing together academics, practitioners and stakeholders in transport law and logistics.
Date: 3rd -4th September 2015
Venue:  Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh EH1 1LT
Programme & Booking: http://www.law.ed.ac.uk/other_areas_of_interest/events/event?id=173285

“Non-State Responsibility in Cyberspace: State Responsibility, Individual Criminal Responsibility and Questions of Evidence” Conference, Sheffield, 18 Sept

Non-State Responsibility in Cyberspace: State Responsibility, Individual Criminal Responsibility and Questions of Evidence

Conference at Sheffield University

Date: Friday 18 September 2015

Time: 8:30-7:00

Venue: Halifax Hall, University of Sheffield, Endcliffe Vale Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 3ER

Conference details and registration: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/law/research/conferences/cyberspace

“Administrative Justice in Wales and Comparative Perspectives” Conference, Bangor, 10th Sept

Administrative Justice in Wales and Comparative Perspectives

Conference at Bangor Law School
Date & Time: 10th September 2015, 9:15am-5:30pm
Venue: Reichel Hall, Bangor University

In association with the Welsh Government and the UK Administrative Justice Institute, Bangor Law School is is hosting a conference on the theme of Administrative Justice. This conference will cover issues such as; good first instance decision making by public bodies, and administrative redress mechanisms such as internal complaints and reviews, external complaints to various ombudsmen and commissioners, and appeals to relevant tribunals and courts. The conference will have a Welsh flavor with a core focus on Welsh institutions of administrative justice alongside a range of comparative experiences from across the UK, various European countries and Australia.

To register or for further information please visit: http://adminjustice2015.bangor.ac.uk

“Geographical Indications in the EU: Policy Aspects and Future Regulation”, Bournemouth, 11 Sept

Centre for Intellectual Property Policy and Management (CIPPM) Bournemouth, hosts Event on Geographical Indications

Title: Geographical Indications in the EU: Policy Aspects and Future Regulation
Venue: Executive Business Centre, Bournemouth University UK
Date: 11 September 2015

Further details at: https://microsites.bournemouth.ac.uk/cippm/2015/09/11/symposium-geographical-indications-in-the-eu/

For further information, please contact: http://ncoppola@bournemouth.ac.uk

Seminar: Human Rights Consortium of the School of Advanced Study, London, 24 June

Community Consultation and Megaprojects: Addressing the Gaps

 

Human Rights Consortium of the School of Advanced Study, London
Seminar
Date: Wednesday 24 June, 18:30 – 20:30

Venue Details: Room G37 (Ground Floor)Senate House, South Block
Malet Street London WC1E 7HU

Drawing on case studies from Guatemala, Honduras, and elsewhere in the Americas region, our speakers will identify the human rights impacts of hydroelectric dams and other large scale investment projects.

Full details at: http://events.sas.ac.uk/support-research/events/view/18441

“EU Capital Markets Union: Contents and Discontents” IALS Conference, 3 July

IALS Conference
Date:   Friday 03 July, 09:00 – 16:30
Title:  EU Capital Markets Union: Contents and Discontents
Website: http://www.events.sas.ac.uk/events/view/18342

Further information, conference programme and registration/online payments information is available on the conference website.

Venue: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London, WC1B 5DR