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The Jan Grodecki Lecture: London, Luxembourg and Strasbourg (Canada, Albania, Switzerland, Norway…) – Where Next for the Common Law?, 11 November 2016

Sir Nicholas Green QC willl explore the issues and areas likely to come up in the light of any new UK-EU arrangement in the wake of Brexit and what this will mean for the development of the common law.

Sir Nicholas Green (Mr Justice Green) will reflect on the legal impact of any new EU-UK arrangement when he delivers the annual Jan Grodecki Lecture, entitled: ‘London, Luxembourg, Strasbourg: Where Next (Albania, Switzerland, Canada, Norway…)?

Sir Nicholas Green QC completed his LLB at the University of Leicester in 1980 and an LLM at the University of Toronto in 1981. He then lectured law at the University of Southampton where he completed a Ph.D in 1985. He was called to the Bar in 1986, completing his pupillage in 1987. At the Bar he specialised in European, competition and regulatory, international, administrative and constitutional law. He was appointed a Queens Counsel in 1998, appearing before all levels of domestic English courts, as well as internationally, including approximately 100 cases before the European Court of Justice. Since 2013, he has been a judge of the Queen’s Bench Division. He sits in a variety of jurisdictions including the Court of Appeal Criminal Division, the Administrative Court and various Tribunals. He also sits for part of each judicial term on Circuit trying serious criminal cases, mainly murders. He returns to his alma attar to give the annual lecture held in memory of the Law Schools founder Professor Jan Grodecki.

This lecture makes up a series of events held across the weekend in honour of Leicester Law School’s 50th anniversary and begins the celebrations.


Open to: Public

Date and time: Friday, 11 November, 5:30 pm

Venue: Ken Edwards Lecture Theatre 1 (Maps and directions)

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