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Annual Grotius Lecture & Dinner 2018

18th October 2018

Time: 17.30 (registration from 16.30)

Venue: Goodenough College, Mecklenburgh Square, London WC1N 2AB

Annual Grotius Lecture (17:30-18:30) - 1 CPD hour

40 Years on: the State Immunity Act 1978 at 40

Speaker: Lord Lloyd-Jones, Kt, QC

David Lloyd Jones, Lord Lloyd-Jones became a Justice of The Supreme Court in October 2017.

Lord Lloyd-Jones was born and brought up in Pontypridd, Glamorgan where his father was a schoolteacher. He attended Pontypridd Boys' Grammar School and Downing College, Cambridge. He was a Fellow of Downing College from 1975 to 1991. At the Bar his practice included international law, EU law and public law. He was amicus curiae (independent advisor to the court) in the Pinochet litigation before the House of Lords.

A Welsh speaker, Lord Lloyd-Jones was appointed to the High Court in 2005. From 2008 to 2011 he served as a Presiding Judge on the Wales Circuit and Chair of the Lord Chancellor's Standing Committee on the Welsh Language. In 2012 he was appointed a Lord Justice of Appeal and from 2012 to 2015 he was Chairman of the Law Commission.

Lord Lloyd-Jones is the first Justice of The Supreme Court to come from Wales.

There will be a drinks reception and networking after the Lecture.

Annual Grotius Dinner

Time: 19:15-21:30

Venue: Goodenough College, Mecklenburgh Square, London WC1N 2AB

The Annual Grotius lecture will be followed by the Annual Grotius dinner. The dinner will include the presentation of the BIICL '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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