26th March 2015
Venue: The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL
Join us for our Annual Grotius Dinner. The Dinner completes an informative evening, which begins with the Annual Grotius Lecture
We are delighted to welcome Sir Paul Jenkins KCB QC as the speaker for the Annual Grotius Dinner. Sir Paul was the United Kingdom Government's principal legal official from 2006 to 2014, serving as Treasury Solicitor, Permanent Secretary to the Attorney General and Head of the Government Legal Service.
Paul joined the Government Legal Service from the self-employed Bar in 1979 and spent his early career in the Treasury Solicitor's Department. In 1992 he became the first Legal Adviser to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. From 1998 to 2004 Paul was the Legal Adviser to the Lord Chancellor's Department and then Director General of the Legal and International Group in the Department of Constitutional Affairs. Prior to his appointment as Permanent Secretary, Paul was the Legal Adviser to the Departments for Work and Pensions and Health. He has been a Bencher of the Middle Temple since 2002 and is a Trustee of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. He now provides independent consultancy and advisory services to governments and commercial organisations in the UK and internationally.
The Dinner will be chaired by Susan Bright, Managing Partner of Hogan Lovells LLP, and a Trustee of BIICL. The Dinner will include the presentation of the 'Supporter of the Year' Award. Established in 2012, the Award recognises major support given to the Institute by an organisation or individual.
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Pricing and Registration
The cost of the Dinner for both BIICL members and non-members is £65 (incl. VAT)
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Non-members registering for both the Lecture and Annual Grotius Dinner will receive a £10 discount.
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