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The 56th London-Leiden Meeting: Courting Europa No Longer: The Jurisdiction of the Court of Justice

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24th June 2017

Time: 10:00-17:00 (Registration from 09:45)

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

This year, the London-Leiden conference will revisit a theme it explored in 2009: preliminary references at the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU). The UK's notice of its intention to withdraw from the EU has cast into doubt the future of its relationship with the CJEU, and the fate of the Unified Patent Court. In its 56th year, the London-Leiden meeting on EU will examine the uncertain nature of these relationships, in Sessions I and II, and host a Brexit Roundtable in Session III. Please join us to discuss these important and complex issues with experts from the UK and abroad.

Speakers

  • Dr James Boon, Bristows
  • Professor Sir Alan Dashwood QC, Henderson Chambers and University of Cambridge
  • Judge Ian Forrester, General Court of the EU
  • Professor Laurence Gormley, University of Groningen
  • Dr Richard Lang, University of Brighton
  • Dr Eva Lein, BIICL
  • Dr Luke McDonagh, City University of London
  • Jacqueline Minor, Former Head of UK Representation, European Commission
  • Christopher Rennie-Smith, Former Board of Appeal chairman, European Patent Office
  • Professor Dr Christa Tobler, Leiden University

Additional speakers TBC

This event is organised by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law and the Europa Instituut of the University of Leiden.

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CPD Information

This conference offers the equivalent of 5 CPD hours.

Registration and Pricing

BIICL Members:

  • Individual - £100
  • Full-time Academic - £75
  • Full-time Student - £45

Non-members:

  • Individual - £170
  • Full-time Academic - £125
  • Full-time Student - £75

N.B. The Academic rate also applies to staff of government and non-profit organisations.

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