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Dispute Resolution Post Brexit - Lessons from Denmark, Switzerland and The Hague

Event Details

Time: 17:00-19:00 (Registration from 16.30)

Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London, WC1B 5JP

On 19 January 2017, BIICL is hosting an event which considers possible future arrangements between the EU and the UK in the area of cross-border dispute resolution in civil and commercial matters. The panel will provide a detailed assessment of the EU-Denmark Agreement on the Brussels I Regulation, the 2005 Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements and the 2007 Lugano Convention, especially its Protocol 2 on the role of the CJEU. The speakers have been involved in the negotiations and drafting of these instruments.


  • Professor Trevor Hartley, London School of Economics


  • David Greene, Edwin Coe LLP
  • Hugh Mercer, Essex Court Chambers
  • Louise Merrett, University of Cambridge
  • Professor Peter Arnt Nielsen, Copenhagen Business School
  • Professor Fausto Pocar, University of Milan

This event has been convened by Dr Eva Lein, British Institute of International and Comparative Law

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Pricing and Registration

BIICL Members:

  • Individual - £40
  • Full-time Academic - £25
  • Full-time Student - £15

Non Members

  • Individual - £70
  • Full time Academic - £45
  • Full time Student - £25

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