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SLS Programme 2020
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The allocation of subject sections between the two halves of the 2020 conference is as follows:

Section A: 1st and 2nd September 2020

  • Company Law
  • Comparative Law
  • Energy Law
  • EU & Competition Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • Legal History
  • Media & Communications Law
  • Medical Law
  • Migration
  • Open
  • Practice, Profession and Ethics
  • Public Law
  • Restitution
  • Tax Law

Section B: 3rd and 4th September 2020

  • Banking & Finance Services Law
  • Civil Liberties & Human Rights
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Contract Commercial & Consumer Law
  • Criminal Justice
  • Cyberlaw
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Labour Law
  • Legal Education
  • Open
  • Property & Trusts
  • Torts

The British Association of Comparative Law will be hosting an online session on Climate Change and Law – a Comparative Perspective. Taking place on Tuesday 1 September from 09.30 until 11.30am this is free for SLS delegates to attend.

Speakers include:
Ivano Alogna, British Institute of International and Comparative Law
Catherine Caine, University of Exeter
Benoit Mayer, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Alice Venn, University of Exeter

The event is sponsored by Intersentia –

To secure a place at this event you must pre-book by registering here if you have any queries associated with this event please contact Claudia on

The British Association of Comparative law (formerly the UK National Committee for Comparative Law) coordinates and encourages comparative legal research and teaching throughout the UK. Its membership is drawn from many of the UK’s Law Schools.

Further information about BACL can be found at

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