Programme

Main Conference – DRAFT PROGRAMME

 

Tuesday 3 September

11:30 Registration desk open from 11.30am Harrington Building

12.30 -2.00 Lunch in Harrington restaurant adjoining Harrington social space

2.00 – 3.30  A1 Subject Section Sessions

3.30 – 4.00  Refreshments in Harrington social space (containing publishers’ exhibition)

4.00 – 5.30 A2 Subject Section Sessions

(5.30 – 6.15 Early Careers session)

6.00 – 7.15  Publishers’ Drinks Reception in Social Space followed by meal and drinks (7.15)  in Harrington Restaurant

Wednesday 4 September

9.00 – 10.30  A3 Subject Section Sessions

10.30 – 11.00  Refreshments in Harrington Social space

11.00 – 12.30 A4 Subject Section Sessions

12.30 – 2.00 Lunch in Harrington Restaurant adjoining Social Space

1.00 – 1.50  EDI Committee Session – “A vision for an inclusive SLS”

2.00 – 3.30   Plenary 1 in Main Harrington Lecture Theatre

Central Questions about  the Creation, Development and Reform of Law

Speakers

    • Lady Hale DBE, President of the Supreme Court
    • Elizabeth Gardiner CB, First Parliamentary Counsel
    • Professor David Ormerod QC (Hon), Law Commissioner
    • Chair Professor Andrew Burrows QC (Hon), All Souls College Oxford

3.30 – 4.00  Refreshments in Social Space

4.00 – 5.30   Plenary 2 in Main Harrington Lecture Theatre

Central Questions  about the Implementation, Application and Practice of Law

Speakers

    • Sir Ernest Ryder, Senior President of Tribunals
    • Professor Sarah Worthington  QC (Hon), Downing Professor of the Laws of  England,   Cambridge University
    • Professor Pinar Akman, Director of the Centre for Law and Business, Leeds University
    • Chair Lady Arden DBE, Justice of the Supreme Court

6.15 – 6.30  Coaches for  Dinner

7.00 – 11.00  Drinks reception and Annual Dinner Ewood Park (Sponsored by OUP)
Guest Speaker: Professor Nick Wikeley, Judge of the Upper Tribunal and Past President of the SLS

Birks prize presentation and other presentations, Quiz and other entertainment etc

Thursday 5 September

9.00 – 10.30  AGM and Council meeting

10.30 – 11.00 refreshments Harrington social space

11.00 – 12.30 B1 Subject Section Sessions

12.30 – 2.00 Lunch Harrington Restaurant

1.00 – 1.50 Judicial Appointments Session – Academic skills and how to use them

    • Chair: Professor Alan Paterson with an expert panel including a Judicial Appointments Commission Representative and the President of the Employment Tribunals, Judge Brian Doyle.

2.00 – 3.30  Plenary 3 in Main Harrington Lecture Theatre

Central Questions about  Legal Education, Scholarship and Research

Speakers

    • Professor Fiona  Cownie FAcSS, Keele University
    • Professor Ewan McKendrick QC (Hon) Oxford University
    • Professor Gillian Douglas FBA, Kings College London
    • Chair Dr Lynne Livesey, Deputy Vice- Chancellor, University of Central Lancashire

3.30 – 4.00 refreshments social space

4.00 – 5.30  B2 Subject Section Sessions

5.45 – 6.45 Birks Prize Session, 2018 Winner Dr Nimer Sultany (SOAS) will discuss his book ” Law and Revolution – Legitimacy and Constitutionalism After the Arab Spring”

    • Chair: Professor Imelda Maher, University College Dublin

Or

5.45 – 6.45 Preston Legal Walk (A gently paced walk for 3-4km with plenty of stops at interesting legal  landmarks ending at the Sessions House/Harris Art Gallery and Museum.) Led by Michael Doherty, Principal Lecturer, Lancashire Law School. (Maximum numbers 40, please sign up when booking conference)

7.00  Drinks Reception and buffet dinner, entertainment etc, Harris Museum and Art Gallery (10 minute walk from campus)

Friday 6 September

9.00 – 10.30 B3 Subject Section Sessions

10.30 – 11.00  Refreshments Harrington social space

11.00 -12 30 B4 Subject Section Sessions

12.30-2.00  Lunch Harrington Restaurant

1.30 – 2.45 Brexit Plenary

Lessons from Brexit – internal reflections

Speakers

    • Professor Gavin Phillipson, Bristol University
    • Professor Stephen Tierney, Edinburgh University
    • Professor Tamara Hervey, Sheffield University
    • Professor Stephanie Laulhé Shaelou, UCLan Cyprus
    • Chair, Professor Maria Lee, UCL

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The British Association of Comparative Law (BACL) Annual Seminar – is taking place on Tuesday 3rd September 09:30 – 12:30pm at University of Central Lancashire – Preston.  Booking details to follow.