2016

18 January 2016


Dr James Goudkamp, Inner Temple Academic Fellow and Professor Donal Nolan, University of Oxford
Contributory Negligence in Practice

15 February 2016


Professor Christopher Newdick, University of Reading
Are Medical Ethics Bad for our Health?

14 March 2016


The Hon Justice Ann Ainslie-Wallace, Chair: Australian Advocacy Institute
The Essential Requirements of Good Advocacy

On 14 March as part of his 2016 Reader's Lecture Series, David Pittaway QC introduced a lecture from Chair of the Australian Advocacy Institute, and Master of the Bench, The Hon Justice Ann Ainslie-Wallace on The Essential Requirement of Good Advocacy.

The Essential Requirements of Good Advocacy

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27 April 2016

Dr Paul Wragg, University of Leeds and Inner Temple Academic Fellow
Privacy and the Media

On 27 April as part of his 2016 Reader's Lecture Series, David Pittaway QC introduced a lecture from Inner Temple Academic Fellow Dr Paul Wragg of the University of Leeds on Privacy and the Media

Privacy and the Media

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10 October 2016


Dr Maksymilian Del Mar, Queen Mary University of London, Academic Fellow
Legal Reasoning in the Common Law Tradition

On 10 October as part of his 2016 Reader's Lecture Series, David Pittaway QC introduced a lecture from Inner Temple Academic Fellow Dr Maksymilian Del Mar of Queen Mary University of London on Legal Reasoning in the Common Law Tradition.

Legal Reasoning in the Common Law Tradition

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14 November 2016

Master Falconer (The Rt Hon the Lord Falconer of Thoroton)
The Judges and Politics - Too Close or Too Far Away?

On 14 November as part of his 2016 Reader's Lecture Series, David Pittaway QC introduced a lecture from Master Falconer (The Rt Hon the Lord Falconer of Thoroton) on The Judges and Politics: Too Close or Too Far Away?.

The Judges and Politics: Too Close or Too Far Away?

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2015

The theme for the 2015 Lecture Series was "Inner Templars who have Helped Change the World."

19 January 2015


Dr George Garnett, University Oxford


Why Good Lawyers are such Bad Historians: the Case of Sir Edward Coke

16 February 2015


The Rt Hon The Lord Boateng


Gandhi: Constitutionalism and the Legacy of Non-Violent Direct Action in Sub-Saharan Africa

30 March 2015


Master Bennett (Sir Hugh Bennett)


Family Arbitration

5 October 2015


Master Straw (The Rt Hon Jack Straw MP)


Clement Attlee

9 November 2015


Master Butler-Sloss (The Rt Hon The Baroness Butler-Sloss of Marsh Green GBE)


The Legal Glass Ceiling - Broken or Merely Cracked?

2014

The theme for the 2014 Lecture Series was "Recent Landmarks in the Law."

20 January 2014


Per Laleng, Inner Temple Academic Fellow, University of Kent


Is Fairchild a Leading Case of the Common Law?

17 February 2014


Professor Andrew Burrows QC, University of Oxford


Unjust Enrichment

17 March 2014


Joanna Miles, Senior Lecturer and Fellow at the University of Cambridge


LIPs, LASPO and the State of Family Justice

6 October 2014


Professor Robert Stevens, University of Oxford


Contract Interpretation: What it Says on the Tin

10 November 2014


Master Sedley (The Rt Hon Sir Stephen Sedley)


The Royal Prerogative: Then and Now

2013

The theme for the 2013 Lecture Series was "Human Rights and our Relationship with the Strasbourg Court."

21 January 2013


Justice Dyson Heydon AC


Are Bills of Rights Necessary in Common Law Systems?

18 February 2013


Louise Christian, Senior Consultant and Head of Public Law at Christian Khan Solicitors


Should the Decisions of the Foreign Secretary be Justiciable?

18 March 2013


Master Fitzgerald (Edward Fitzgerald QC)


Extradtition, Deportation and Human Rights.

7 October 2013


Master Mahoney (Judge Paul Mahoney)


The Relationship between the Strasboug Court and the National Courts.

11 November 2013


Master Reed (The Rt Hon Lord Reed)


The Common Law and the ECHR

2012

The theme for the 2012 Lecture Series was "Academics and Practitioners: Friends or Foe?"

23 January 2012


Justice Dyson Heydon AC


Threats to Judicial Independence - The Independence of the Judiciary - The Enemy Within.

20 February 2012


Professor Cheryl Thomas


Why Judges and Juries Need (some) Academicshe Independence of the Profession and the Rule of Law.

19 March 2012


Dr Iyiola Solanke


Academics and Practitioners: Common Occupants of Interplanetary Craft.

23 April 2012


James Lee


The Doctrine of Precedent and the Supreme Court

11 November 2013


Master Reed (The Rt Hon Lord Reed)


The Common Law and the ECHR

8 October 2012

Professor Sir Robin Jacob


Stopping People doing Things can Sometimes be a Good Idea.

12 November 2012


Master Beatson


Academics: Forgotten Players or Interlopers?

2011

The theme for the 2011 Lecture Series was "The Independence of the Profession and the Judiciary".

21 February 2011


Master Anthony Hughes


Independence of the Judiciary - from what?

21 March 2011


Master Deech & Peter Lodder QC


The Independence of the Profession and the Rule of Law.

10 October 2011


Master Keith


Independence of the International Judge from Governments, the Media and the Public.

14 November 2011


Master Forsyth


Judicial Review: The Handmaiden of Democracy.

2010

The theme for the 2010 Lecture Series was "Professionalism".

22 February 2010


Rt Hon the Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury


The Ethics of Professionalism in the 21st Century.

22 March 2010


Robert Webb QC FRAeS


Professionalism at the Self-Employed Bar and the Employed Bar - a Comparison.

11 October 2010


Professor Dame Hazel Genn DBE


Professionalism and the Public Good.

1 November 2010


Professor Margaret Wilson


A Comparison of the UK and New Zealand Supreme Courts.

15 November 2010


Guy Beringer QC


Semper Reformanda - Can Professionalism Survive the Demands of the Modern Marketplace?

2009

The Criminal Justice System: Is it Failing the Nation?


Speakers included Cherie Booth QC and Lord Ramsbotham GCB CBE (former Chief Inspector of Prisons)

 

Who will Regulate the Regulators?


Speakers included The Rt Hon Lord Justice Laws, Timothy Dutton QC and Sir Bob Hepple QC FBA


The Work of International Courts


Speakers included The Rt Hon Sir Konrad Schiemann on The European Court of Justice; Jean Paul Costa, President of the European Court of Human Rights; and Dame Rosalyn Higgins DBE JSD FBA QC, former President of the International Court of Justice